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dame's rocket

 (dāmz)
n. pl. dame's rockets
A plant (Hesperis matronalis) in the mustard family, native to Eurasia and widely naturalized in North America, having clusters of fragrant purple to white flowers. Also called dame's violet.
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dame's′ rock′et


n.
a Eurasian plant, Hesperis matronalis, of the mustard family, having loose clusters of four-petalled purple or white fragrant flowers. Also called dame's′ vi′olet.
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