David's–harp

noun

Definition of David's–harp

plural

David's–harps

  1. :  a Solomon's seal (Polygonatum multiflorum)

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Origin and Etymology of david's–harp

after King David, who once charmed King Saul with his harp (1 Samuel 16:23—Authorized Version); from the similarity of its flowering stalk to David's harp in old Biblical illustrations


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