Venus's looking glass


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Venus looking glass

or Venus' looking glass also Venus's looking glass
n.
1. A European annual plant (Legousia speculum-veneris) having blue or violet five-lobed flowers and shiny oval seeds.
2. A similar plant (Triodanis perfoliata) of North America, having clasping leaves and very small seeds.
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Venus's looking glass

n
(Plants) a purple-flowered campanulaceous plant, Legousia hybrida, of Europe, W Asia, and N Africa
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