from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A widely cultivated plant (Euphorbia marginata) of the central United States, having white-margined leaves and showy white bracts. Also called ghostweed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A white-flowered garden-plant. Arabis alpina, from southern Russia; also, Cerastium tomentosum, from eastern Europe. Britten and Holland, Eng. Plant Names.
- n. A plant. Euphorbia marginata. T. Meehan, Native Wild Flowers of the United States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk
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