from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any small weed of the genus Scleranthus of the order Illecebrace√¶; especially, S. annuus, native in the Old World, introduced in America.

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  • n. widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers


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