Scabiosa atropurpurea
Mourning Mourn"ing, a. 1. Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting. [1913 Webster]

2. Employed to express sorrow or grief; worn or used as appropriate to the condition of one bereaved or sorrowing; as, mourning garments; a mourning ring; a mourning pin, and the like. [1913 Webster]

{Mourning bride} (Bot.), a garden flower ({Scabiosa atropurpurea}) with dark purple or crimson flowers in flattened heads.

{Mourning dove} (Zo["o]l.), a wild dove ({Zenaidura macroura}) found throughout the United States; -- so named from its plaintive note. Called also {Carolina dove}. See Illust. under {Dove}.

{Mourning warbler} (Zo["o]l.), an American ground warbler ({Geothlypis Philadelphia}). The male has the head, neck, and chest, deep ash-gray, mixed with black on the throat and chest; other lower parts are pure yellow. [1913 Webster]

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