Definition of eggs and bacon in English:

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eggs and bacon

noun

[mass noun]
Any of a number of plants with yellow flowers marked with orange, red, or brown, supposedly suggestive of eggs and bacon, in particular:
Example sentences
  • This is a South Australian plant with a low spreading habit with 'eggs and bacon' flowers in spring.
  • Known by a huge variety of country names (Tom Thumb and Eggs and Bacon being perhaps the most common) this plant is worth its weight in gold.

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