Sandwort
Sandwort \Sand"wort`\, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Arenaria}, low, tufted herbs (order {Caryophyllace[ae]}.) [1913 Webster]

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  • Sandwort — is the common name of several plants, which may be members of the following genera:* Arenaria * Minuartia * Moehringia See also Wort plants …   Wikipedia

  • sandwort — [sand′wʉrt΄] n. any of a genus (Arenaria) of low, tufted, mat forming plants of the pink family, growing in sandy soil …   English World dictionary

  • sandwort — smiltinukė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Gvazdikiniai – Caryophyllaceae Juss. atitikmenys: lot. Minuartia angl. alsine; sandwort vok. Hainkraut; Miere; Sandkraut rus. минуарция; мокричник lenk. mokrzyca …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • sandwort — noun Date: 1597 any of a genus (Arenaria) of low tufted herbs of the pink family growing usually in dry sandy regions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sandwort — /sand werrt , wawrt /, n. any plant belonging to the genus Arenaria, of the pink family, having narrow leaves and clusters of usually white flowers, many of which grow in sandy soil. [1590 1600; SAND + WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • sandwort — noun a low growing plant of the pink family, typically having small white flowers and growing in dry sandy ground. [Arenaria and other genera.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • sandwort — sand•wort [[t]ˈsændˌwɜrt, ˌwɔrt[/t]] n. pln any of various plants of the genus Arenaria, pink family, that have clusters of usu. white flowers and often grow in sandy soil • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • sandwort — /ˈsændwɜt/ (say sandwert) noun any of the plants constituting the genus Arenaria, many of which grow in sandy soil. {sand + wort2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sandwort — n. any low growing plant of the genus Arenaria, usu. bearing small white flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountain sandwort — noun boreal or alpine sandwort • Syn: ↑mountain starwort, ↑mountain daisy, ↑Arenaria groenlandica • Hypernyms: ↑sandwort * * * noun or mountain starwort …   Useful english dictionary

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