three birds

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of three birds

  1. 1 :  a perennial toadflax (Linaria triornithophora) of Spain cultivated for its showy purple and yellow flowers

  2. 2 :  nodding cap

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Origin and Etymology of three birds

so called from the suggested resemblance of the shape of flower to three birds perched on the spur

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capable of being understood in two ways

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