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- n. Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Sagina, that have flowers the shape and size of small pearls.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given to several species of Sagina, low and inconspicuous herbs of the Chickweed family.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any plant of the genus Sagina, which consists of small matted or tufted herbs of both hemispheres, with threadlike or awl-shaped leaves, and minute flowers. These plants were once regarded as a remedy for the eye-disease called pearl. Also pearlweed.
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- n. any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls
pearl + wort (Wiktionary)