from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The pimpernel.
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- n. A flowering plant, Anagallis arvensis, of the Primulaceae family, having small orange flowers.
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- n. herb with scarlet or white or purple blossoms that close at approach of rainy weather
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He reached into the page of the books he held, and brought out a scarlet pimpernel flower.