lady's mantle

noun

: 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

Examples of lady's mantle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aqua Bomb, perfect for those with combination skin, is laced with antioxidant-rich lady's mantle, which is said to reduce the appearance pores and boost elasticity. Macaela MacKenzie, Allure, 11 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lady's mantle was in 1578

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“Lady's mantle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lady%27s%20mantle. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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