Definition of alfilaria in English:

alfilaria

(also alfilerilla, alfillerilla, alfileria)

noun

North American
  • Any of several storksbills of the Eurasian genus Erodium, especially E. cicutarium (with bright pink flowers) and E. moschatum (with purple flowers), formerly cultivated as forage plants and now widely naturalized in North America.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Spanish alfilerillo from alfiler pin + -illo (from classical Latin -illus see -illa), with alteration of the suffix after -illa.

Pronunciation

alfilaria

/alfɪˈlɛːrɪə/ /alˌfɪləˈriːə/