Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of small prostrate plants, belonging to the tribe Paronychieæ of the natural order Illecebraceæ.

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Examples

  • Vines for trailing, or covering the ground, are periwinkle _ (Vinca), _ herniaria, moneywort _ (Lysimachia nummularia_), ground-ivy _ (Nepeta

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