lady's-smock


lady's-smock
noun Date: 1588 cuckooflower 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lady's smock — La dy s smock n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Cardamine} ({Cardamine pratensis}); cuckoo flower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lady's-smock — [lād′ēz smäk΄] n. CUCKOOFLOWER (sense 1) * * * …   Universalium

  • lady's-smock — [lād′ēz smäk΄] n. CUCKOOFLOWER (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • lady's-smock — |lādē(z)| ̷ ̷ noun also lady smock (plural lady s smocks also lady smocks) 1. : any of several plants of the genus Cardamine; especially …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady's-smock — la′dy s smock n. pln a bitter cress, Cardamine pratensis, with white or pink flowers Also called cuckooflower …   From formal English to slang

  • lady's smock — noun another term for cuckooflower …   English new terms dictionary

  • lady's smock — noun a bitter cress of Europe and America • Syn: ↑cuckooflower, ↑cuckoo flower, ↑meadow cress, ↑Cardamine pratensis • Hypernyms: ↑bittercress, ↑bitter cress …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady'ssmock — lady s smock n. See cuckooflower. * * * …   Universalium

  • lady smock — noun see lady s smock …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady-smock — laˈdy s smock or laˈdy smock noun The cuckoo flower (Cardamine pratensis), a cruciferous meadow plant, with pale lilac coloured flowers • • • Main Entry: ↑lady …   Useful english dictionary


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