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orpine

[awr-pin] /ˈɔr pɪn/
noun
1.
a plant, Sedum telephium, of the stonecrop family, having purplish flowers.
Also, orpin.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French, back formation from orpiment orpiment
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orpine

/ˈɔːpaɪn/
noun
1.
a succulent perennial N temperate crassulaceous plant, Sedum telephium, with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white flowers Also called (Brit) livelong, (US) live-forever
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, apparently from orpiment (perhaps referring to the yellow flowers of a related species)
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