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Any of several plants of the genus Iberis in the mustard family, native to Europe and the Mediterranean region and widely cultivated for their showy clusters of white, pink, crimson, or purple flowers.
[Obsolete Candy (variant of Candia1) + tuft.]
(Plants) either of two species of Iberis grown as annual garden plants for their umbels ("tufts") of white, red, or purplish flowers. See iberis
[C17: from Candy, obsolete variant of Candia (Crete) + tuft]
any of various small plants of the genus Iberis, of the mustard family, with tufted white, pink, or lavender flowers.
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|Noun||1.||candytuft - 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|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms