cuckoo flower


[koo-koo-flou-er, kook-oo-]
any of various plants, as the lady's-smock or the ragged robin.

1570–80; cuckoo + flower, so called because it is found in bloom when the cuckoo is heard Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cuckooflower (ˈkʊkuːˌflaʊə)
lady's-smock another name for ragged robin

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