Impatiens



[im-pey-shuh nz] /ɪmˈpeɪ ʃənz/

noun, plural impatiens.
1.
any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Impatiens, of the balsam family, having irregular flowers in which the calyx and corolla are not clearly distinguishable and bearing fruit that bursts open to scatter the seeds.
/ɪmˈpeɪʃɪˌɛnz/
noun (pl) -ens
1.
any balsaminaceous plant of the genus Impatiens, such as balsam, touch-me-not, busy Lizzie, and policeman’s helmet

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