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bleeding heart

noun

Definition of bleeding heart

  1. 1 :  a garden plant (Dicentra spectabilis) of the fumitory family with racemes of usually deep pink or white drooping heart-shaped flowers; broadly :  any of several plants (genus Dicentra)

  2. 2 :  a person who shows extravagant sympathy especially for an object of alleged persecution



1691

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1691


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