Meaning of whitlowwort


Pronunciation: (hwit'lō-wûrt", -wôrt", wit'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several small, tufted plants belonging to the genus Paronychia, of the pink family, native to temperate and warm regions, having opposite or whorled leaves and tiny, greenish flowers.
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