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Definition 1: any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cleome in the sense of this definition

(cleome is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of cleome ) native to South America but naturalized in warm parts of United States; grown for its long-lasting spider-shaped white to pink-purple flowers

(... is a kind of cleome ) plant of western North America having trifoliate leaves and white or pink spider-shaped flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental

(... is a member of cleome) tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs

Definition 2: tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cleome in the sense of this definition

(cleome is a kind of ...) genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs

(cleome is a member of ...) any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers

(... is a member of cleome) a dilleniid dicot family of the order Rhoeadales that includes: genera Capparis, Cleome, Crateva, and Polanisia

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