from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Polygonaceae — the smartweeds or pinkweeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See lady's thumb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The plant lady's-thumb, Polygonum Persicaria; also, the garden species P. orientale (see prince's-feather, 2). Also called peachwort. See heart's-ease, 2.


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