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

  • n. A plant of the genus Dicentra, which includes the bleeding heart and Dutchman's breeches.

Etymologies

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

New Latin Dicentra, genus name : di-1 + Greek kentron, point (from kentein, to prick; see kent- in Indo-European roots).

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