fluellen

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fluellen

(flʊˈɛlən) or

fluellin

n
1. (Plants) either of two weedy scrophulariaceous annuals related to the toadflaxes, round-leaved fluellen (Kickxia spuria) and sharp-leaved fluellen (K. elatine)
2. (Plants) obsolete any of several speedwells, esp Veronica officinalis
[C16: shortened from Welsh Ilysiau Llewelyn Llewelyn's flower]
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