Definition of orpine in English:
A purple-flowered Eurasian stonecrop.
- Sedum telephium, family Crassulaceae
- Other customs included decking the house (especially over the front door) with birch, fennel, St. John's wort, orpine, and white lilies.
- In England and Wales, St John's wort was suspended over doorways along with green birch, long fennel, orpine and white lilies, to guard against intruding malevolent entities.
- The Crassulaceae, or orpine family, is a family of dicotyledons.
Words that rhyme with orpinepitchpine
Definition of orpine in:
- US English dictionary
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