candytuft candytuft

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various flowering plants of the genus Iberis cultivated for their showy clusters of white to red or purple flowers; native to Mediterranean region

Usage(s):

  • A colonel stood in a Tunisian valley sniffing at a handful of candytuft and Arabis and crimson poppies and yellow marguerites.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /