Definitions for cuckoopintˈku kuˌpaɪnt, ˈkʊk u-
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cuck•oo•pintˈku kuˌpaɪnt, ˈkʊk u-(n.)
a common European plant of the arum family
Origin of cuckoopint:
1545–55; apocopated var. of obs. cuckoopintle, late ME cokkupyntel (see cuckoo , pintle ); its spadix is pintle-shaped
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
The flowering plant Arum maculatum that has arrow-shaped leaves and a cluster of scarlet berries.
The related plant, Arum italicum.
a plant of the genus Arum (A. maculatum); the European wake-robin