Definition of dicentra
1 capitalized : a genus of North American and Asian herbs (family Fumariaceae) with dissected leaves and irregular flowers — see bleeding heart dutchman's-breeches
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Dicentra (especially D. spectabilis)
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Origin and Etymology of dicentra
New Latin, from di- + -centra (from Greek kentron sharp point)
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