Definitions

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

  • n. Any of various plants of the genus Erodium, having fruit with a narrow beaklike tip.
  • n. See geranium.

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  • n. Any of various Eurasian erodiums.

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

  • n. any of various plants of the genus Erodium

Etymologies

stork's bill (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I pulled away, under the pretext of plucking a bunch of pink-flowered storksbill that grew from a crack in the rock.

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  • In among the grasses was yellow coltsfoot; among the pebbles were sowthistle, mignonette, pink bindweed, and great patches of storksbill.

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  • Some cold-adapted winter annuals that are becoming more common are popcorn flower, or Pectocarya recurvata, and Erodium cicutarium, known more commonly as red filaree or storksbill.

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