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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of herbaceous plants, with racemes of two-spurred or heart-shaped flowers, including the Dutchman's breeches, and the more showy Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of delicate perennial herbs, of the natural order Fumariaceæ, of about a dozen species, natives of North America and eastern and central Asia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. North American and Asian herbs with divided leaves and irregular flowers

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