ragged robin

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ragged robin

n.
A perennial plant (Silene flos-cuculi syn. Lychnis flos-cuculi) in the pink family, native to Europe and also found in eastern North America, having opposite leaves and pink flowers with deeply lobed petals.
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ragged robin

n
(Plants) a caryophyllaceous plant, Lychnis floscuculi, native to Europe and Asia, that has pink or white flowers with ragged petals. Also called: cuckooflower See also catchfly
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rag′ged rob′in


n.
a plant, Lychnis flos-cuculi, of the pink family, having pink or white flowers with dissected petals.
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Noun1.ragged robin - common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petalsragged robin - common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals
lychnis, catchfly - mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone
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Translations

ragged robin

nKuckucklichtnelke f, → Kuckucksnelke f
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ragged robin

n (Bot) → garofano di prato, fior m di cuculo
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