Dictionary

dame's rocket

noun

Definition of DAME'S ROCKET

:  a Eurasian perennial plant (Hesperis matronalis) of the mustard family cultivated for its spikes of showy fragrant white or purplish flowers —called also dame's violet, rocket

First Known Use of DAME'S ROCKET

circa 1900

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: damewortPrevious Word in the Dictionary: dame schoolAll Words Near: dame's rocket
May 03, 2015
predicate Hear it
to base (something) on something else
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears