Definition of Venus's looking glass in English:

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Venus's looking glass

noun

A blue-flowered plant of the bellflower family, whose shiny brown seeds inside their open capsule supposedly resemble looking glasses.
  • Two species in the family Campanulaceae: Legousia hybrida of Europe, and Triodanis perfoliata of North America
Example sentences
  • Cultivate arable margins on appropriate sites to encourage autumn-germinating rare wildflowers such as shepherd's needle, cornflower and Venus's looking glass.
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