There are 2 definitions of columbine in English:

columbine1

Line breaks: col¦um|bine
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒləmbʌɪn
 
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noun

An aquilegia which has long-spurred flowers that are typically purplish blue.
  • Genus Aquilegia, family Ranunculaceae, especially A. vulgaris and its hybrids
More example sentences
  • Other gardeners prefer to interplant them with spring flowers such as columbines, daisies, dianthus, Iceland poppies, lupines, and peonies.
  • Other wildflowers are common Solomon's seal, false Solomon's seal, two kinds of golden bellworts, hepatica, wild columbine, monkshood, bloodroot, toothwort, and wild ginger.
  • The mound, from base to crown, was cloaked in flowers; in monkshood, columbine, goldenrod, blazingstar and others.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French colombine, from medieval Latin colombina (herba) 'dovelike (plant)', from Latin columba 'dove' (from the supposed resemblance of the flower to a cluster of five doves).

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Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true

There are 2 definitions of columbine in English:

Columbine2

Line breaks: Col¦um|bine
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒləmbʌɪn
 
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A character in Italian commedia dell’arte, the mistress of Harlequin.

Origin

from French Colombine, from Italian Colombina, feminine of colombino 'dovelike', from colombo 'dove'.

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Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true