Origin: ModL < Gr delphinion, larkspur < Gr delphis, delphin, dolphin: from some resemblance of the nectary to a dolphin
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Origin: New Latin Delphinium, genus name
Origin: , from Greek delphinion, larkspur
Origin: , probably diminutive of delphīs, delphīn-, dolphin (from the shape of the nectary).
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