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[lahrk-spur] /ˈlɑrkˌspɜr/

any of several plants belonging to the genera Delphinium and Consolida, of the buttercup family, characterized by the spur-shaped formation of the calyx and petals.
[lahrk-spur] /ˈlɑrkˌspɜr/
a town in W California.
any of various ranunculaceous plants of the genus Delphinium, with spikes of blue, pink, or white irregular spurred flowers

type of plant, 1570s, from lark (n.) + spur (n.); so called from resemblance to the bird’s large hind claws.


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