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la′dy's-thumb`(n.)

  1. a smartweed, Polygonum persicaria, of the buckwheat family, having pink or purplish flowers and lance-shaped leaves with a spot resembling a thumbprint.

    Category: Plants

Origin of lady's-thumb:

1830–40, Amer.

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