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- n. Any plant of the genus Iberis; a candytuft.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of Old World herbs and subshrubs including the candytuft.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of cruciferous plants, consisting of annual, perennial, and shrubby species, distinguished by having the two outer petals larger than the others.
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- n. Old World herbs and subshrubs: candytuft
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The patches of candytuft, iberis, in front and back seem to have a more dense flowering than is usual also.
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