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mountain avens

noun
1.
any evergreen plant of the genus Dryas, of the rose family, growing in northern or alpine regions of the Northern Hemisphere and having showy, solitary, white or yellow flowers.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • mountain avens and some others also provide food for snowshoe hares.
British Dictionary definitions for mountain avens

mountain avens

noun
1.
See avens (sense 2)
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