guinea-hen flower

guinea-hen flower

[gin-ee-hen]

Origin:
1590–1600

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guinea-hen flower

noun
Eurasian checkered lily with pendant flowers usually veined and checkered with purple or maroon on a pale ground and shaped like the bells carried by lepers in medieval times; widely grown as an ornamental [syn: snake's head fritillary
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