Queen Anne's lace

noun

Definition of Queen Anne's lace

: a widely naturalized Eurasian biennial herb (Daucus carota) which has a whitish acrid taproot and flat lacelike clusters of tiny white flowers and from which the cultivated carrot originated

called also wild carrot

First Known Use of Queen Anne's lace

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Queen Anne's lace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Queen%20Anne%27s%20lace. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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