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pheasant's eye

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Definition of pheasant's eye in English:

noun

A plant of the buttercup family which has scarlet flowers with dark centres, native to southern Europe and SW Asia.
  • Adonis annua, family Ranunculaceae
Example sentences
  • There are also bushes and small trees and tough flowers like pheasant's eye and viper's grass.
  • Pheasant's eyes grow either in mountain forests of broad-leaf trees or alone near mountain streams. They produce purple flowers, and their roots have a strong poison, which have been used to make poison arrows.

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