friar's-cowl

noun
plural friar's-cowls

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
c : a common Old World monkshood (Aconitum napellus) having flowers with the helmet convex to hemispherical or arched

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“Friar's-cowl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friar%27s-cowl. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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