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col•um•bine



Pronunciation: (kol'um-bīn"), [key]
n.
1. a plant, Aquilegia caerula, of the buttercup family, having showy flowers with white petals and white to blue sepals that form long, backward spurs: the state flower of Colorado.
2. any of various other plants of the genus Aquilegia, characterized by divided leaves and showy flowers of various colors.

col•um•bine



Pronunciation: (kol'um-bīn", -bin), [key]
adj.
1. of a dove.
2. dovelike; dove-colored.

Col•um•bine



Pronunciation: (kol'um-bīn"), [key]
n.
1. a female character in commedia dell'arte and pantomime: sweetheart of Harlequin.
2. a female given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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