cuckoo flower

Definitions of cuckoo flower
  1. noun
    a bitter cress of Europe and America
    synonyms: Cardamine pratensis, cuckooflower, lady's smock, meadow cress
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    type of:
    bitter cress, bittercress
    any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
  2. noun
    common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals
    synonyms: Lychins floscuculi, Lychnis flos-cuculi, ragged robin
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    type of:
    catchfly, lychnis
    mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone
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