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n. - Any of several plants of the genus Anagallis; European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads.

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  • For instance, the pimpernel, which is a very common flower, shnts itself up extremely close against rainy weather.
  • Someone calling him/herself "scarlet pimpernel" bcc'd this to me:
  • The little pimpernel, however, is supposed to be the best barometer.
  • "Yes, I found a pimpernel flower on the Hills to-day," said Thornly irrelevantly. for more
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