Definition of Cuckooflower

1. Noun. A bitter cress of Europe and America.




Definition of Cuckooflower

1. n. A species of Cardamine (C. pratensis), or lady's smock. Its leaves are used in salads. Also, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi).

Definition of Cuckooflower

1. Noun. Either of two flowering plants ¹

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Definition of Cuckooflower

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuckooflower

cuckoo's nest
cuckoo-bumblebee
cuckoo-dove
cuckoo-doves
cuckoo bread
cuckoo clock
cuckoo clocks
cuckoo dove
cuckoo flower
cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs
cuckoo sign
cuckoo spit
cuckoobud
cuckoobuds
cuckooed
cuckooflower (current term)
cuckooflowers
cuckooing
cuckooings
cuckoopint
cuckoopints
cuckoos
cuckquean
cuckqueans
cucquean
cucqueans
cucujo
cucujos
cuculid
cuculids

Literary usage of Cuckooflower

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1. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"Lady-bird, ) n. the small red beetle Lady-clock, ( (Coccinella 7-punctata). Lady's-Smock, n. the plant cuckooflower. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"cuckooflower. Cardamine pratensis. CUCKOO PIHT. See Arum. CUCUMBER. Plate VIII. The common Cucumbers are derived from a South Asian species, Cucumis sativus ..."

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