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bleeding heart

noun

Definition of BLEEDING HEART

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
:  a person who shows extravagant sympathy especially for an object of alleged persecution
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First Known Use of BLEEDING HEART

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