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Definition of "false indigo" []

  • A shrub (Amorpha fruticosa) of eastern North America, having compound leaves with numerous leaflets and long clusters of purplish flowers. (noun)
  • A plant (Baptisia australis) of the southeast United States, having compound leaves with three leaflets and deep blue or purplish flowers. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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