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BobTheScientist
4720.  Sat Jan 17, 2004 3:59 pm Reply with quote

JumpingJack wrote:
Hare's ballocks, sweet ballocks, or ballock('s) grass are popular names of several species of orchis, from their testicle-shaped tubers.

s:OED


And indeed orchis is gk for testicle; the whole family being named for their distinctively shaped tubers.

 

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