from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a plant of Europe and Asia (Epilobium hirsutum) having purplish-red flowers and hairy stems and leaves; it was introduced into North America.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A European species of willow-herb, Epilobium hirsutum: so called from the odor of its bruised leaves, which resembles that of a once favorite dish.
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- n. plant of Europe and Asia having purplish-red flowers and hairy stems and leaves; introduced into North America
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