Fluellen

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fluellen or fluellin (flʊˈɛlən)
 
n
1.  either of two weedy scrophulariaceous annuals related to the toadflaxes, round-leaved fluellen (Kickxia spuria) and sharp-leaved fluellen (K. elatine)
2.  obsolete any of several speedwells, especially Veronica officinalis
 
[C16: shortened from Welsh Ilysiau Llewelyn Llewelyn's flower]
 
fluellin or fluellin
 
n
 
[C16: shortened from Welsh Ilysiau Llewelyn Llewelyn's flower]

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