how to pronounce pimpernel


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The above transcription of pimpernel is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pimpernel is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of pimpernel in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… tiny Pimpernel I just thought the tiny …”

meanings of pimpernel


  1. Sanguisorba spp.
  2. Any of various plants of the genus Anagallis, having small red, white or purple flowers, especially the scarlet pimpernel, Anagallis arvensis.
  3. Great burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis).
  4. A plant of the genus Pimpinella, especially burnet saxifrage, Pimpinella saxifraga.
  5. Salad burnet (Sanguisorba minor).
  6. Someone resembling the fictional Scarlet Pimpernel; a gallant dashing resourceful man given to remarkable feats of bravery and derring-do in liberating victims of tyranny and injustice.
  7. A yellow pimpernel (Taenidia integerrima).

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