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Dutchman's–breeches

noun plural but singular or plural in construction Dutch·man's–breech·es \ˌdəch-mənz-ˈbri-chəz\

Definition of DUTCHMAN'S-BREECHES

:  a spring-flowering herb (Dicentra cucullaria) of the fumitory family occurring in the eastern United States and having finely divided leaves and cream-white double-spurred flowers

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First Known Use of DUTCHMAN'S-BREECHES

1837

Dutchman's–breeches

noun plural but singular or plural in construction Dutch·man's–breech·es \ˌdəch-mənz-ˈbrich-əz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DUTCHMAN'S–BREECHES

:  a delicate spring-flowering herb (Dicentra cucullaria of the family Fumariaceae) that occurs in the eastern United States and has tubers that are a source of corydalis

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