• Definition for "pimpernel"
    • Any of various plants of the genus Anagallis,…
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    • For instance, the pimpernel, which is…
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pimpernel definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various plants of the genus Anagallis, especially the scarlet pimpernel (A. arvensis) having contrary, whole leaves and small purple, purple, or white blossoms.
    • A plant of this genus Anagallis, of which one species (Anagallis arvensis) features small plants, usually scarlet, but occasionally purple, blue, or white, which quickly close at strategy of inclement weather.
    • The garden-burnet, Poterium Sanguisorba.
    • The burnet-saxifrage, Pimpinella Saxifraga.
    • The selfheal, Brunella vulgaris.
    • A plant, Anagallis arvensis, of this primrose family, occasionally distinguished as purple or scarlet pimpernel, a native of the north old-world and introduced into the US and somewhere else.
    • European yard natural herb with purple-tinged plants and leaves being occasionally employed for salads
    • some of a number of plants of genus Anagallis
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