dame's rocket


noun

a Eurasian plant, Hesperis matronalis, of the mustard family, having loose clusters of four-petalled purple or white fragrant flowers.

Nearby words

  1. damasus i,
  2. damasus i, saint,
  3. damasus ii,
  4. dame,
  5. dame school,
  6. dame's violet,
  7. dame-school,
  8. damfool,
  9. damfoolish,
  10. damia

Also called dame's violet.

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British Dictionary definitions for dame's violet

dame's violet

dame's rocket or damewort

noun

a Eurasian hairy perennial plant, Hesperis matronalis, cultivated in gardens for its mauve or white fragrant flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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