five-spot
five-spot five-spot n. 1. (Bot.) A California annual ({Nemophila maculata}) having white flowers with a deep purple blotch on each petal.

Syn: five spot, {Nemophila maculata}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips. [WordNet 1.5]

3. A five-dollar bill. [U. S. slang] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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