celandine

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cel·an·dine

noun \ˈse-lən-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn\

Definition of CELANDINE

1
:  a yellow-flowered Eurasian biennial herb (Chelidonium majus) of the poppy family naturalized in the eastern United States

Origin of CELANDINE

Middle English celidoine, from Anglo-French, from Latin chelidonia, from feminine of chelidonius of the swallow, from Greek chelidonios, from chelidon-, chelidōn swallow
First Known Use: 12th century

cel·an·dine

noun \ˈsel-ən-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CELANDINE

: a yellow-flowered biennial Eurasian herb (Chelidonium majus) of the poppy family naturalized in the eastern United States that has been used medicinally especially as a diuretic—see chelidonium 2

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