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  1. Jacob's ladder, Greek valerian, charity, Polemonium caeruleum, Polemonium van-bruntiae, Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae(noun)

    pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers

  2. Jacob's ladder, jack ladder, pilot ladder(noun)

    (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps


  1. Jacob's Ladder

    Jacob's Ladder or Greek valerian is a hardy perennial flowering plant. The plant produces cup-shaped, lavender-coloured or white flowers. It is native to temperate regions of Europe.


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