Definition of cyclamen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪkləmən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪkləmən//
(pl. cyclamen, cyclamens)
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a plant with pink, purple or white flowers that grow on long stems pointing downwards, often grown indoors Word Originmodern Latin, from Latin cyclaminos, from Greek kuklaminos, perhaps from kuklos ‘circle’, with reference to its bulbous roots.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cyclamen