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Columbine adj. Dovelike 

Columbine is originally the Latin word for "dove-like" from which the Aquilegia genus of herbaceous plants, that produce distinctive spurred flowers, derive their name. The sepals and curved spurs are said to resemble a group of doves drinking or taking flight. 

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The Latin origin of "columbine" adds a poetic layer to its botanical association. The imagery of doves drinking or taking flight lends a graceful and evocative quality to the term. This connection between language and nature beautifully illustrates how words can carry both linguistic and visual resonance, enriching our understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

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