red valerian


noun

a bushy valerian, Centranthus ruber, of Europe and southwestern Asia, having many fragrant red, crimson, or white flowers.

Nearby words

  1. red tape,
  2. red tide,
  3. red tory,
  4. red trillium,
  5. red underwing,
  6. red water,
  7. red wine,
  8. red wing,
  9. red wolf,
  10. red worm

Origin of red valerian

First recorded in 1590–1600


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