• Definition for "cuckooflower"
    • A perennial herb (Cardamine pratensis) in the mustard…
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cuckooflower definition

  • noun:
    • A perennial herb (Cardamine pratensis) in the mustard family, native to the northern temperate regions and having pinnate leaves and pink, purple, or sometimes white flowers. Also called lady's smock.
    • See ragged robin.
    • Either of two flowering plants
    • A species of Cardamine (Cardamine pratensis), or lady's-smock. Its leaves are utilized in salads. In addition, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi).
    • In old works, the ragged-robin, Lychnis Flos-cuculi.
    • Now, much more generally, the girl's-smock, Cardamine pratensis.
    • a bitter cress of European countries and The united states
    • common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having often pink flowers with ragged petals
    • a bitter cress of Europe and The united states
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