from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abundant low herb like a miniature sweet alyssum, blooming when the shad appear in the rivers; the whitlow-grass, Erophila vulgaris, better known as Draba verna.
  • n. Same as shad-bush.
  • n. The trailing arbutus, Epigæa repens.

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  • n. annual weed of Europe and North America having a rosette of basal leaves and tiny flowers followed by oblong seed capsules


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