Definition of storksbill in English:

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storksbill

Pronunciation: /ˈstɔːksbɪl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A European plant related to the cranesbill, with small pink flowers and fruits that have long twisted beaks.
  • Genus Erodium, family Geraniaceae.
Example sentences
  • Take a closer look and see the storksbills and sea campions also in flower amongst the pinks.
  • The cranesbills and storksbills have pink, red, mauve or blue five-petalled flowers.
  • Plants in the Pelargoium genus may be known as storksbills in some regions.

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