Pentstemon

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pentstemon pent-stē′mon a genus of perennial herbs of the order Scrophularineæ, common in California.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pente, five, stēmōn, warp, stamen.

Usage

In literature:

Uncle Pentstemon addressed himself to Mr. Polly.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
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