from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of apetalous plants of the order Illecebraceæ, type of the tribe Sclerantheæ.

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  • noun small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel


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  • “Agrimony for mental torture behind a carefree mask, chesnut for failure to learn from mistakes, impatiens for frustration, mustard for gloom, scleranthus for mood swings, white chestnut for mental arguments, wild oat for uncertainty.”

    Mates, Dates: Besties: Cathy Hopkins 2002


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