Celandine

Celandine flower on a wooden table
Sinónimos:
Celidonia mayor
Categorías: Planta medicinal
Celandine (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Middle English celidoine, Old French celidoine, French chélidoine, from Latin chelīdonia, from chelīdonius (relating to the swallow), from Ancient Greek χελιδόνιος (khelidónios), χελιδών (khelidṓn). It was traditionally supposed to flower when the swallows appeared, and to perish when they departed.

Noun

celandine (plural celandines)

  1. Either of two unrelated flowering plants:
    1. The greater celandine
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