from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The cyclamen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Cyclamen, particularly C. Europæum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common wild European cyclamen with pink flowers
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Go to the river and dig up a clump of sowbread-leaves.
If necessary, superfluous hair is to be removed by suitable depilatories, color to be restored to the pale cheeks by a lotion of chips of Brazil-wood  soaked in rose-water and applied with pads of cotton; or, if the face is too red, it may be blanched by the root of the cyclamen (_panis porcinus_, sowbread) dried in an oven and powdered.
I've known for a long time, in a rather abstract way, that sowbread is the common name for cyclamen.
What struck me, however, was the common name of Cyclamen hederifolium: sowbread.
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