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larkspur

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noun lark·spur \ˈlärk-ˌspər\

Definition of larkspur

  1. 1 :  delphinium

  2. 2 :  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



1578

First Known Use of larkspur

1578


LARKSPUR Defined for Kids

larkspur

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noun lark·spur \ˈlärk-ˌspər\

Definition of larkspur

  1. :  a tall plant that is often grown for its stalks of showy blue, purple, pink, or white flowers




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larkspur

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noun lark·spur \ˈlärk-ˌspər\

Medical Definition of larkspur

  1. 1:  delphinium 2

  2. 2:  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)




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