Orpine meaning

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Any of various succulent plants of the family Crassulaceae, especially the Eurasian species Hylotelephium telephium syn. Sedum telephium, having clusters of reddish-purple flowers.
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Any of various plants (esp. genus Sedum) of the orpine family, with fleshy leaves and stems, and white, yellow, or purple flowers.
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Designating a family (Crassulaceae, order Rosales) of succulent, dicotyledonous plants, including the sempervivums and sedums.
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Any of several temperate succulent plants, of the family Crassulaceae, that have clusters of purple flowers.
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Origin of orpine

  • Middle English orpin from Old French from orpiment orpiment orpiment

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French orpin.

    From Wiktionary