- a low-growing N temperate geraniaceous plant, Geranium robertianum, with strongly scented divided leaves and small pink flowers
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
Plant Biologya wild geranium, Geranium robertianum, having fernlike, scented leaves and reddish-purple flowers. Also called red shanks.
- Medieval Latin herba Robertī Robert's herb
- Middle English 1250–1300