strawberry geranium
mother-of-thousands mother-of-thousands n. An East Asiatic saxifrage ({Saxifraga stolonifera}) with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons; called also {strawberry geranium} and {strawberry saxifrage}.

Syn: strawberry geranium, strawberry saxifrage, {Saxifraga stolonifera}, Saxifraga sarmentosam. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Strawberry geranium — Strawberry Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strawberry geranium — noun eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red and white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons • Syn: ↑strawberry saxifrage, ↑mother of thousands, ↑Saxifraga stolonifera, ↑Saxifraga sarmentosam • Hypernyms: ↑saxifrage,… …   Useful english dictionary

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