1. [ noun ] (botany) North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil
Synonyms: lady's_earrings orange_balsam touch-me-not Impatiens_capensis jewelweed
Related terms: herb genus_Impatiens
2. [ noun ] (botany) perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers
Synonyms: swallowwort swallow_wort Chelidonium_majus greater_celandine
Related terms: poppy Chelidonium
Similar spelling:   Ceylonite