noun. ['ˈkɑːləmˌbaɪn'] a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains.
- meeting house
- Aquilegia canadensis
- Aquilegia vulgaris
- blue columbine
- Aquilegia caerulea
- genus Aquilegia
- Aquilegia scopulorum calcarea
- columbin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- columbinus (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Columbine
Example sentences of the word columbine
Most of the original symbolism and meanings associated with columbine flowers began with the European species.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The small blossoms of the columbine are among the best cut flowers used in elegant bouquets and flower arrangements.
Quotes containing the word columbine
1. I made 'Bowling for Columbine' in the hope the school shootings would stop and that we would address the issue of how easy it is to get a gun in the United States, and tragically, those school shootings continue.
- Michael Moore