Columbine (noun)

  1. A plant with showy, spurred flowers, commonly blue and white, in the buttercup family.
  2. A medieval dance in which participants wore columbine flowers in their hats.

Origin:

From the latin word columbina, meaning 'dove'.

Examples:

  1. The columbine flowers in the garden provided a beautiful display of blue and white.
  2. The columbine plant is a popular choice for rock gardens and woodland gardens.
  3. The children danced the columbine at the medieval festival, wearing flower-filled hats.
  4. The columbine plant is a hardy perennial that comes back year after year.
  5. The columbine dance was a playful and lighthearted affair that was enjoyed by all.
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