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delphinium definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any plant of the genus Delphinium having palmately divided leaves and showy spikes of variously colored spurred flowers; some contain extremely poisonous substances

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek delphinion larkspur, diminutive of delphin-, delphis dolphin; probably from the shape of the nectary Date: 1664 any of a large genus (Delphinium) of the buttercup family that comprises chiefly perennial erect branching herbs with palmately divided leaves and irregular flowers in showy spikes and includes several that are poisonous compare larkspur

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any ranunculaceous garden plant of the genus Delphinium, with tall spikes of usu. blue flowers. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk delphinion larkspur f. delphin dolphin

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(delphiniums) A delphinium is a garden plant which has a tall stem with blue flowers growing up it. N-COUNT



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