Lords and Ladies

Lords and Ladies
Lords and Ladies Lords" and La"dies . (Bot.) The European wake-robin ({Arum maculatum}), -- those with purplish spadix the lords, and those with pale spadix the ladies. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]

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