columbine

[n] - a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers
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Columbine

Character in the harlequinade, the lover of Harlequin. ...
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Columbine

Col'um·bine adjective [ Latin columbinus , from columba dove.] Of or pertaining to a dove; dovelike; dove-colored. ' Columbine innocency.' Bacon.
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columbine

aquilegia noun a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains
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Columbine

• (n.) The mistress or sweetheart of Harlequin in pantomimes. • (n.) A plant of several species of the genus Aquilegia; as, A. vulgaris, or the common garden columbine; A. Canadensis, the wild red columbine of North America. • (a.) Of or pertaining to a dove; dovelike; dove-colored.
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Columbine

stock theatrical character that originated about 1530 in Italian commedia dell`arte as a saucy and adroit servant girl; her Italian name means ... [1 related articles]
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columbine

any of approximately 70 species of perennial herbaceous plants constituting the genus Aquilegia of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) native to ... [4 related articles]
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columbine

columbine 1. Dove-like; resembling the dove as a type of innocence or gentleness. 2. Columbidae, a family that contains pigeons and doves of about 300 species of small to medium-sized terrestrial and arboreal birds found worldwide in woodland, forests, cities, and arid areas. They feed mostly on seeds and fruit, nest in trees, cliffs, on window led...
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Columbine

HMS Columbine was a British Flower Class corvette of 980 tons displacement launched in 1940. HMS Columbine was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 16 knots. She carried a complement of 85 and was armed with one 4-inch dual-purpose gun; two 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and Hedgehog multiple spigot mortar.
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Columbine

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columbine

columbine (kol'umbīn) , any plant of the genus Aquilegia, temperate-zone perennials of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family), popular both as wildflowers and as garden flowers. Columbines have delicate and attractive foliage and flower petals with long spurs that secrete nectar. The ...
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Columbine

Columbine: see commedia dell'arte.
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Columbine

In the older pantomimes, Columbine was a female mask with whom Harlequin was in love; their marriage formed the denouement. In later pantomime Columbine formed the chief female dancer in the harlequinade.
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Columbine

Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) is a branched perennial of the Ranunculaceae family. The leaves are divided into three lobes, each lobe itself three-lobed, and usually hairy on the underside. The flowers are nodding, with five petal-like sepals and are purple, blue or white with five petals each ending in a spur.
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columbine

Any of a group of plants belonging to the buttercup family. All are perennial herbs with divided leaves and hanging flower heads with spurred petals. (Genus Aquilegia, family Ranunculaceae.) The wild columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris), with blue flowers, has been developed by repeated crossing to produce modern gar...
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columbine

of or like a dove; dove-coloured
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