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persicaria

noun
  1. another name for red shank
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for persicaria

Historical Examples

  • Here is a young one on this leaf of persicaria; do you see it?

    Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children

    W. Houghton

  • But two or three of the Persicaria tribe are still in flower, and also some of the Goosefoots.

    Mirror of the Months

    Peter George Patmore

  • How the spots of Persicaria do manifest themselves between the sixth and tenth ribbe.

  • The leaves of persicaria, also, are often selected by the female newt for the purpose of depositing her eggs.

  • It feeds in July and August on broom, dyer's greenweed (Genista tinctoria), persicaria, and other low plants.


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