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chrysanthemum

chry·san·the·mum

chrysanthemum

 
pronunciation:
krih saen th mm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a type of plant grown for its flowers that bloom in autumn. Some species are grown for a compound that kills insects on crop plants.
 
definition 2: the flower of this plant.
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The word chrysanthemum contains the following parts:
anth, antho Greek root that means flower
chrys, chryso Greek root that means gold, yellow