Also called Jerusalem date. a shrub or small tree, Bauhinia monandra, of French Guiana, having clusters of pink, purple-streaked flowers.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of butterfly flower
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby butterfly flower
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Example sentences from the Web for butterfly flower
Yet this is all fallacious; for the Butterfly-flower is but just created.Omphalos|Philip Henry Gosse