golden alexanders
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Usage: often capitalized A Etymology: alexander any of various herbs of the carrot family, ultimately from Medieval Latin alexandrum Date: circa 1923 a North American yellow-flowered perennial herb (Zizia aurea) of the carrot family occurring in moist woods and meadows; also any of several related herbs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • golden alexanders — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Usage: often capitalized A : a showy No. American yellow flowered perennial herb (Zizia aurea) of the carrot family that occurs in moist woods and meadows; also : any of several related herbs * * …   Useful english dictionary

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