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catananche

noun
  1. any of the hardy perennial genus Catananche, from S Europe; some, esp C. caerulea, are grown for their blue-and-white flowers that can be dried as winter decoration: family AsteraceaeAlso called: cupid's dart
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Word Origin for catananche

from Greek katanangkē a spell (from their use in love potions)
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