from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A widely cultivated annual or perennial herb (Lobularia maritima) of the mustard family, native to the Mediterranean region, having racemes of long-lasting flowers varying in size and color. Also called alyssum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Alyssum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. perennial European plant having clusters of small fragrant usually white flowers; widely grown in gardens


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