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  • n. Plural form of spiderwort.

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Examples

  • Yes, it is composed mainly of plants your grandparents may have grown: primroses and lady's mantle, spiderworts and lungworts.

    My Not-So-Exotic Garden

  • I thought gathering them sounded like a pleasant job, so one morning in July, I set out with my rucksack, ready to enjoy the cool, dry day; but soon I discovered that spiderworts are devilishly clever flowers.

    Memoirs of a Geisha

  • To allow my skin some relief, Mr. Arashino gave me the task of gathering spiderworts during the summertime.

    Memoirs of a Geisha

  • To this list may be added balsams, composite of blood-red color and of purple; other flowers of liver color, bright canary yellow, pink orchids on spikes thickly covered all round, and of three inches in length; spiderworts of fine blue or yellow or even pink.

    The Personal Life Of David Livingstone

  • To this list may be added balsams, compositae of blood-red colour and of purple; other flowers of liver colour, bright canary yellow, pink orchids on spikes thickly covered all round, and of three inches in length; spiderworts of fine blue or yellow or even pink.

    The Last Journals of David Livingstone from 1865 to His Death

  • Robb and Covert exchanged memories recently while sitting among the bursting spiderworts at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Southwest Austin.

    statesman.com - Highschool

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