Parrot's-bill

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Parrot's-bill păr"rŭts*bĭl` (Bot) The glory pea. See under Glory.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
So called from the resemblance of its curved superior petal to a parrot's bill

Usage

In literature:

The individual pitchers somewhat resemble an inverted parrot's bill, with a narrow leaf-like expansion running along the top.
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