nounpl. dame's rockets
A plant (Hesperis matronalis) in the mustard family, native to Eurasia and widely naturalized in North America, having clusters of fragrant purple to white flowers. Also called dame's violet.
Variant of dame's violet
an old-fashioned garden flower (Hesperis matronalis) of the crucifer family, with white or purple fragrant flowers in spring and early summer
also dame's rocket
Origin of dame's violettranslated, translation of Modern Latin viola matronalis