[ stawrks-bil ]
/ ˈstɔrksˌbɪl /
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Origin of stork's-bill
First recorded in 1555–65
Words nearby stork's-bill
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Example sentences from the Web for storksbill
As a typical example we may take a paragraph about the Storksbill (Erodium).Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution|Agnes Arber
British Dictionary definitions for storksbill
/ (ˈstɔːksˌbɪl) /
any of various geraniaceous plants of the genus Erodium, esp E. cicutarium (common storksbill), having pink or reddish-purple flowers and fruits with a beaklike process
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