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larkspur

noun lark·spur \ˈlärk-ˌspər\

Definition of LARKSPUR

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:  any of the delphiniums that are annuals, have the upper two petals of the corolla united and the bottom two missing, are now often placed in a separate genus (Consolida), and include several widely cultivated forms

First Known Use of LARKSPUR

1578

larkspur

noun lark·spur \ˈlärk-ˌspər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LARKSPUR

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:  delphinium 2
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:  the dried ripe seeds of a European plant of the genus Delphinium (D. ajacis) from which an acetic tincture is sometimes prepared for use against ectoparasites (as lice)
May 24, 2015
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