Dutchman's-breeches

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction Dutch·man's-breech·es \ ˌdəch-mənz-ˈbri-chəz \

Definition of Dutchman's-breeches

:a spring-flowering herb (Dicentra cucullaria) of the fumitory family occurring in the eastern U.S. and having finely divided leaves and cream-white double-spurred flowers

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First Known Use of dutchman's-breeches

1837


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Dutchman's-breeches

noun plural but singular or plural in construction Dutch·man's-breech·es \ ˌdəch-mənz-ˈbrich-əz \

medical Definition of Dutchman's-breeches

:a delicate spring-flowering herb (Dicentra cucullaria of the family Fumariaceae) that occurs in the eastern United States and has tubers that are a source of corydalis

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