fluellen

fluellin

/ (flʊˈɛlən) /

noun

either of two weedy scrophulariaceous annuals related to the toadflaxes, round-leaved fluellen (Kickxia spuria) and sharp-leaved fluellen (K. elatine)
obsolete any of several speedwells, especially Veronica officinalis

Word Origin for fluellen

C16: shortened from Welsh Ilysiau Llewelyn Llewelyn's flower
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