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Main Entry: 1per·i·win·kle
Pronunciation: primarystressper-i-secondarystresswieng-kschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English perwince "periwinkle vine," from Latin pervinca (same meaning)
: an evergreen herb that spreads along the ground and has shiny leaves and blue or white flowers

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