from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An ornamental perennial plant (Centranthus ruber) native to the Mediterranean region, grown for its dense clusters of small fragrant red flowers.

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  • noun Centranthus ruber, a garden plant and native of the Mediterranean region.

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  • noun European herb with small fragrant crimson or white spurred flowers


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