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impatiens

noun im·pa·tiens \im-ˈpā-shənz, -shən(t)s\

Definition of IMPATIENS

:  any of a widely distributed genus (Impatiens of the family Balsaminaceae) of annual or perennial herbs with irregular spurred or saccate flowers and forcefully dehiscent capsules — compare touch-me-not
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Origin of IMPATIENS

New Latin, from Latin, impatient
First Known Use: 1785

Rhymes with IMPATIENS

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