larkspur

[ lahrk-spur ]
/ ˈlɑrkˌspɜr /

noun

any of several plants belonging to the genera Delphinium and Consolida, of the buttercup family, characterized by the spur-shaped formation of the calyx and petals.

Origin of larkspur

First recorded in 1570–80; lark1 + spur1

Definition for larkspur (2 of 2)

Larkspur
[ lahrk-spur ]
/ ˈlɑrkˌspɜr /

noun

a town in W California.
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larkspur
/ (ˈlɑːkˌspɜː) /

noun

any of various ranunculaceous plants of the genus Delphinium, with spikes of blue, pink, or white irregular spurred flowers

Word Origin for larkspur

C16: lark 1 + spur
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