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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dicentra, genus Dicentra(noun)

    North American and Asian herbs with divided leaves and irregular flowers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dicentra(noun)

    a genus of herbaceous plants, with racemes of two-spurred or heart-shaped flowers, including the Dutchman's breeches, and the more showy Bleeding heart (D. spectabilis)

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ke`ntron spur.]


  1. Dicentra

    Dicentra is a genus of 8 species of perennial herbaceous plants in the family Fumariaceae, native to eastern Asia and North America.

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