Definition of trollius in English:



  • A plant of a genus that comprises the globeflowers.

    • ‘My trollius is planted on the North side of the house, practically right under a rain gutter downspout.’
    • ‘I have NEVER seen trollius of any kind for sale at the many garden centers and nurseries I visit.’
    • ‘I was reading about Trollius in a garden magazine and it said this plant will take over the garden.’
    • ‘Globeflower (T. europaeus) is the only species of Trollius recorded in Britain.’


Modern Latin, apparently representing German Trollblume globeflower, from the stem of trollen to roll (because of the globular flowers).