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rose of Jericho

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noun
an Asian plant, Anastatica hierochuntica, of the mustard family, which, after drying and curling up, expands when moistened.
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Also called resurrection plant.

Origin of rose of Jericho

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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rose of Jericho

noun
another name for the resurrection plant
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