celandine

Primary Meanings of celandine

1.
n
North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil
2.
n
perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers
Full Definitions of celandine
1

n North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil

Synonyms:
Impatiens capensis, jewelweed, lady's earrings, orange balsam, touch-me-not
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2

n perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers

Synonyms:
Chelidonium majus, greater celandine, swallow wort, swallowwort
Type of:
poppy
annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

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