Definitions for cuckoopintˈku kuˌpaɪnt, ˈkʊk u-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cuck•oo•pintˈku kuˌpaɪnt, ˈkʊk u-(n.)

  1. a common European plant of the arum family

    Arum maculatum.

    Category: Plants

Origin of cuckoopint:

1545–55; apocopated var. of obs. cuckoopintle, late ME cokkupyntel (see cuckoo , pintle ); its spadix is pintle-shaped

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies, jack-in-the-pulpit, Arum maculatum(noun)

    common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum


  1. cuckoopint(Noun)

    The flowering plant Arum maculatum that has arrow-shaped leaves and a cluster of scarlet berries.

  2. cuckoopint(Noun)

    The related plant, Arum italicum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cuckoopint(noun)

    a plant of the genus Arum (A. maculatum); the European wake-robin


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