Meaning of “delphinium” in the English Dictionary

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"delphinium" in British English

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delphiniumnoun [ C ]

uk /delˈfɪn.i.əm/ us /delˈfɪn.i.əm/ also larkspur,

Examples from literature

  • As the lilies faded and the delphinium grew old and went to seed, the old stalks were cut away. 
  • To the south of the delphiniums was a great bank of bridal wreath chrysanthemums, white as the driven snow. 
  • Trees rose high above the small house, and inside the fence were tall spires of delphinium, bluer than the sky. 

(Definition of “delphinium” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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