flower of jove

flower-of-Jove

[flou-er-uhv-johv]
noun, plural flowers-of-Jove.
a white, woolly plant, Lychnis flos-jovis, of the pink family, having red or purple flowers in dense clusters.

Origin:
translation of Neo-Latin Flōs-Jovis

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