a hydrous silicate of iron and potassium; an iron-rich soft mica.
Classical Mythology. a Pleiad. Astronomy. one of the six visible stars of the Pleiades. Historical Examples noun (Greek myth) one of the Pleiades
noun Paul, real name Paul Antschel. 1920–70, Romanian Jewish poet, writing in German, whose work reflects the experience of Nazi persecution
Also called greater celandine, swallowwort. an Old World plant, Chelidonium majus, of the poppy family, having yellow flowers. Also called lesser celandine. an Old World plant, Ranunculus ficaria, of the buttercup family, having fleshy, heart-shaped leaves and solitary yellow flowers. Historical Examples noun either of two unrelated plants, Chelidonium majus (greater celandine) or Ranunculus ficaria […]
a poppy, Stylophorum diphyllum, of the east-central U.S., having one pair of deeply lobed leaves and yellow flowers.