Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of polypetalous plants, of the order Caryophyllaceæ and tribe Alsineæ.

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  • noun common chickweed; stitchwort

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Examples

  • The grapes shook from themselves the rain-drops in the wind, and the little stellaria, which is so dear to the singing birds, raised again its head to the sun, and was saluted by the jubilant song of the lark.

    Strife and Peace

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