Queen Anne's lace

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Queen Anne's lace
Daucus carota subsp. carota

Queen Anne's lace

n.
A widely naturalized Eurasian herb (Daucus carota subsp. carota) in the parsley family, having finely divided leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers. Also called wild carrot.
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Queen Anne's lace

n
(Plants) another name for cow parsley
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Queen′ Anne's′ lace′


n.
a plant, Daucus carota, the wild form of the carrot, having broad umbels of white flowers. Also called wild carrot.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.Queen Anne's lace - a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish rootsQueen Anne's lace - a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
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