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satin-flower

[sat-n-flou-er]
noun
  1. a Californian plant, Clarkia amoena, of the evening primrose family, having cup-shaped pink or purplish flowers blotched with red.
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Origin of satin-flower

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Historical Examples of satin-flower

  • There is one especially, called Sisyrinchium, whose common name of Satin-flower describes a surface almost metallic in its lustre.

    Lore of Proserpine

    Maurice Hewlett