cuckooflower

[koo-koo-flou-er, koo k-oo-]

noun

any of various plants, as the lady's-smock or the ragged robin.

Origin of cuckooflower

1570–80; cuckoo + flower, so called because it is found in bloom when the cuckoo is heard
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British Dictionary definitions for cuckooflower

cuckooflower

noun

another name for lady's-smock, ragged robin
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