Dutchman's-breeches


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Dutchman's-breeches

n
(Plants) (functioning as singular) a North American plant, Dicentra cucullaria, with finely divided basal leaves and pink flowers: family Fumariaceae. Also called: colicweed

Dutch′man's-breech′es



n., pl. -breeches.
a plant, Dicentra cucullaria, of the fumitory family, having long clusters of pale-yellow two-spurred flowers.
[1830–40]