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(Plants) a S European primulaceous plant, Cyclamen hederifolium, with heart-shaped leaves and pink nodding flowers. See also cyclamen1
[C16: from sow2 + bread, based on Medieval Latin panis porcinus; the tuberous roots are eaten by swine]
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|Noun||1.||sowbread - common wild European cyclamen with pink flowers|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Cyclamen - genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves