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

  • n. See galax.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
  • n. a showy often-cultivated plant with tawny yellow often purple-spotted flowers


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  • With one eye, my left, I saw the passing road: tall stalks of wandflower standing upright above a patch of snow, and a flock of chiffchaffs stripping the last berries from a rowan tree.



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