[koo-koo-pahynt, koo k-oo-]
- a common European arum, Arum maculatum.
Origin of cuckoopint
Also called lords-and-ladies.
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The root of the Cuckoopint is a rough brown knob with many white rootlets hanging from it.Flowers Shown to the Children
C. E. Smith
- a European aroid plant, Arum maculatum, with arrow-shaped leaves, a spathe marked with purple, a pale purple spadix, and scarlet berriesAlso called: lords-and-ladies, (chiefly US) wake-robin
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