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pimpernel

noun pim·per·nel \ˈpim-pər-ˌnel, -pər-nəl\

Definition of PIMPERNEL

:  any of a genus (Anagallis) of herbs of the primrose family; especially :  scarlet pimpernel

Origin of PIMPERNEL

Middle English pimpernele, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin pimpinella, a medicinal herb
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil
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to emerge or cause to emerge
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