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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various herbs or shrubs of the genus Mimulus, having variously colored, two-lipped flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a plant of the genus Mimulus; -- so called from the appearance of its gaping corolla.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Mimulus.

Etymologies

From the pattern of spots on its flowers.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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