fumewort

fumewort
noun
1. herb of northern Europe and Asia having erect racemes of red flowers
Syn: ↑fumeroot, ↑Corydalis solida
Hypernyms: ↑Corydalis, ↑genus Corydalis
2. delicate European herb with greyish leaves and spikes of purplish flowers; formerly used medicinally
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Fumaria, ↑genus Fumaria

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noun or fumeroot \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\
: fumitory; broadly : any of several plants closely related to the fumitories (as some members of the genus Corydalis) — often used in combination

the yellow and slender fumeworts


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