Meaning of baby's-tears

ba•by's-tears

Pronunciation: (bā'bēz tērz"), [key]
— pl. -tears.
  1. a mosslike plant, Soleirolia (or Helxine) soleirolii, of the nettle family, native to Corsica and Sardinia, having small, roundish leaves and minute flowers. Also called
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