Definition of friar's–cowl
: any of several plants having a cowled flower or inflorescence: such as a : a European arum (Arisarum vulgare) with a cowl-shaped spathe b : cuckoopint c : a common Old World monkshood (Aconitum napellus) having flowers with the helmet convex to hemispherical or arched
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