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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Lychnis Flos-cuculi (0.00915 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Lychnis flos-cuculi Lychnis flos-cuculi n : common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals [syn: ragged robin , cuckoo flower, Lychins floscuculi]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lychnis Flos-cuculi Gillyflower \Gil"ly*flow`er\, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove, OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl['e]e gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf, akin to E. foliage. Cf. Caryophyllus, July-flower.] [Written also gilliflower.] (Bot.) 1. A name given by old writers to the clove pink (Dianthus Caryophyllus ) but now to the common stock (Matthiola incana ), a cruciferous plant with showy and fragrant blossoms, usually purplish, but often pink or white. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of apple, of a roundish conical shape, purplish red color, and having a large core. Clove gillyflower, the clove pink. Marsh gillyflower, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi ). Queen's gillyflower, or Winter gillyflower, damewort. Sea gillyflower, the thrift (Armeria vulgaris). Wall gillyflower, the wallflower (Cheiranthus Cheiri). Water gillyflower, the water violet. [1913 Webster] Ragged \Rag"ged\ (r[a^]g"g[e^]d), a. [From Rag, n.] 1. Rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken; as, a ragged coat; a ragged sail. [1913 Webster] 2. Broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged; as, ragged rocks. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, harsh and disagreeable to the ear; dissonant. [R.] “A ragged noise of mirth.” --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 4. Wearing tattered clothes; as, a ragged fellow. [1913 Webster] 5. Rough; shaggy; rugged. [1913 Webster] What shepherd owns those ragged sheep? --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Ragged lady (Bot.), the fennel flower (Nigella Damascena ). Ragged robin (Bot.), a plant of the genus Lychnis (Lychnis Flos-cuculi), cultivated for its handsome flowers, which have the petals cut into narrow lobes. Ragged sailor (Bot.), prince's feather (Polygonum orientale ). Ragged school, a free school for poor children, where they are taught and in part fed; -- a name given at first because they came in their common clothing. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] -- Rag"ged*ly, adv. -- Rag"ged*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Cuckooflower \Cuck"oo*flow`er\ (-flou`?r), n. (Bot.) A species of Cardamine (Cardamine pratensis), or lady's smock. Its leaves are used in salads. Also, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi). [1913 Webster]

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