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co·ryd·a·lis

 (kə-rĭd′l-ĭs)
n.
Any of various herbs of the genus Corydalis native chiefly to northern temperate regions and having finely divided leaves and spurred, often yellow or pinkish flowers.

[New Latin Corydalis, genus name, from Greek korudallis, crested lark (from the shape of the flowers), from korudos; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]
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corydalis

(kəˈrɪdəlɪs)
n
(Plants) any erect or climbing plant of the N temperate genus Corydalis, having finely-lobed leaves and spurred yellow or pinkish flowers: family Fumariaceae. Also called: fumitory
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek korudallis variant of korudos crested lark, from korus helmet, crest; alluding to the appearance of the flowers]
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co•ryd•a•lis

(kəˈrɪd l ɪs)

n.
any of numerous erect or climbing plants of the genus Corydalis, fumitory family, with clusters of irregular spurred flowers.
[1810–20; < New Latin < Greek korydallís, derivative of korydós crested lark, akin to kórys, s. koryd- or koryth- helmet, head, crest]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corydalis - a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowerscorydalis - a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Corydalis, Corydalis - annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa
2.Corydalis - annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, poppy family - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
corydalis - a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowers
climbing corydalis, Corydalis claviculata, Fumaria claviculata - annual vine with decompound leaves and racemes of yellow and pink flowers
Corydalis sempervirens, Fumaria sempervirens, rock harlequin, Roman wormwood - glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
Corydalis solida, fumeroot, fumewort - herb of northern Europe and Asia having erect racemes of red flowers
3.Corydalis - type genus of the Corydalidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Corydalus cornutus, dobson fly, dobsonfly, dobson - large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
dobson, hellgrammiate - large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
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