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A southern European larkspur whose seeds were formerly used as an insecticide.
- ‘Delphinium Staphisagria L., or stavesacre, is a handsome, annual or biennial plant, one or two feet high, with a simple, erect, downy stem, and palmate, five- or seven-lobed leaves, supported on hairy petioles.’
Late Middle English: via Latin from Greek staphis agria wild raisin.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.