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cuckooflower

Saltos de línea: cuckoo|flower

Definición de cuckooflower en inglés:

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A spring-flowering herbaceous European plant with pale lilac flowers, growing in damp meadows and by streams. Also called lady's smock.
  • Cardamine pratensis, family Cruciferae
Example sentences
  • The meadows support a range of grasses and plants including the lilac-coloured blooms of cuckooflower or lady's smock.
  • A stretch of damp marshy grassland containing rush species and occasional cuckooflowers runs along the western perimeter of the Southern Meadow.
  • Gama Valley is famous for the luxuriantly green forest, colorful cuckooflowers, limpid spring, deep and steep gorges and various birds.

Origen

late 16th century: so named because it flowers at the time of year when the cuckoo is first heard calling.

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