lords-and-ladies definition

  • noun-plural:
    • See cuckoopint.
  • noun:
    • The plant cuckoo-pint or wake-robin, Arum maculatum: in allusion to its light- and dark-colored spadices, which advise the two sexes. See Arum, Araceæ, and bulls-and-cows.
    • The harlequin duck, Histrionicus minutus, on some components of the North Atlantic shore of united states. See cut under harlequin, a.
    • common European arum with lanceolate spathe and brief purple spadix; emerges during the early spring; way to obtain a starch called arum

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