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dicentra

[dahy-sen-truh] /daɪˈsɛn trə/
noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Dicentra, of the fumitory family, having long clusters of drooping flowers, as the Dutchman's-breeches or the bleeding heart.
Origin
1833
1833; < Neo-Latin < Greek díkentr(os) with two stings or spurs, equivalent to di- di-1 + -kentros, derivative of kéntron a spur, point, sting (derivative of kenteîn to prick, sting) + Latin -a -a2
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dicentra

/daɪˈsɛntrə/
noun
1.
any Asian or North American plant of the genus Dicentra, such as bleeding heart and Dutchman's-breeches, having finely divided leaves and ornamental clusters of drooping flowers: family Fumariaceae
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek dikentros having two sharp points, from di-1 + kentron sharp point, from kentein to prick; see centre
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