Name: Celandine

Origin and Meaning of the Name Celandine

  • Meaning:
    Swallow
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (SEL ahn deen)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Celandine)
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Miscellaneous Info for Celandine

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    "Celandine" is the name given to two types of flower - a yellow poppy (greater celandine), and a yellow buttercup (lesser celandine). The name "celandine" derives from the Greek word "chelidonium," which means "swallow"; the plant is so called because the ancients associated the plant's blossoming in spring with the return of swallows every year.

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