Definitions for ragged robin
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ragged robin, cuckoo flower, Lychnis flos-cuculi, Lychins floscuculi(noun)
common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals
A type of wild campion, Lychnis flos-cuculi, in the family Caryophyllaceae, which grows across Europe and has pink flowers.
Origin: From ragged + robin, probably because of the untidy appearance of its petals.
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