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water pimpernel

noun

Definition of water pimpernel

  1. :  either of two small white-flowered herbs (Samolus valerandi of Eurasia and S. parviflorus syn. S. floribundus of America) of the primrose family that grow in wet places



Circa 1760

First Known Use of water pimpernel

circa 1760


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