American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See delphinium.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any plant of the genus Delphinium: so called from the spur-shaped formation of calyx and petals. The common or field larkspur is D. Consolida; the rocket-larkspur, D. Ajacis; the bee-larkspur, D. elatum. Sometimes also called
- n. Any plant of the genus Delphinium or Consolida
- n. In particular, a tall robust flowering plant with many purplish-blue flowers, Delphinium glaucum.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A genus of ranunculaceous plants (Delphinium), having showy flowers, and a spurred calyx. They are natives of the North Temperate zone. The commonest larkspur of the gardens is Delphinium Consolida. The flower of the bee larkspur (Delphinium elatum) has two petals bearded with yellow hairs, and looks not unlike a bee.
- n. any of numerous cultivated plants of the genus Delphinium
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“The spur, on the other hand, reminded some people of parts of the lark; hence "larkspur," "lark's heel," and "lark's claw.”
“I pictured her radiant smile and envisioned her crouched in the garden wearing a gauzy white dress, violet larkspur all around.”
“Purple poppies and larkspur bloom, and Judy wonders aloud if her second crop of lettuce will make it before frost.”
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