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Noun: pimpernel  'pim-pu(r),nel
  1. European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads
    - salad burnet, burnet bloodwort, Poterium sanguisorba
  2. Any of several plants of the genus Anagallis

Derived forms: pimpernels

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Anagallis, genus Anagallis, genus Poterium, Poterium

Encyclopedia: Pimpernel