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  • noun (Bot.) A cruciferrous plant (Hesperis matronalis), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day; -- called also rocket and dame's violet.

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  • noun Hesperis matronalis, a herbaceous mustard.

Etymologies

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dame +‎ wort

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