mahon stock
mahon stock ma*hon" stock` (Bot.) An annual cruciferous plant with reddish purple or white flowers ({Malcolmia maritima}). It is called in England {Virginia stock}, but the plant comes from the Mediterranean. [1913 Webster]

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