lady's mantle


Definition of lady's mantle

: any of a genus (Alchemilla) of widely distributed perennial herbaceous plants of the rose family especially : one (A. mollis) cultivated as a garden plant for its large circular grayish-green hairy leaves and small greenish-yellow flowers

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1578, in the meaning defined above

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“Lady's mantle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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