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butterfly flower

noun
1.
Also called Jerusalem date. a shrub or small tree, Bauhinia monandra, of French Guiana, having clusters of pink, purple-streaked flowers.
Origin of butterfly flower
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Yet this is all fallacious; for the butterfly-flower is but just created.

    Omphalos Philip Henry Gosse

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