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wild indigo

noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Baptisia, of the legume family, especially B. tinctoria, having yellow flowers.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45, Americanism
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wild indigo

noun
1.
any of several North American leguminous plants of the genus Baptisia, esp B. tinctoria, which has yellow flowers and three-lobed leaves
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