flower-of-Jove

[ flou-er-uhv-johv ]
/ ˈflaʊ ər əvˈdʒoʊv /

noun, plural flow·ers-of-Jove.

a white, woolly plant, Lychnis flos-jovis, of the pink family, having red or purple flowers in dense clusters.

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Origin of flower-of-Jove

translation of New Latin Flōs-Jovis
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