alpine dock


Definition of alpine dock

: a tall coarse rough-leaved dock (Rumex alpinus) of the Alps with drooping flowers and fruits in large branching clusters

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First Known Use of alpine dock

1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine dock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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