baby's tears

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baby's tears

also ba·by-tears (bā′bē-tîrz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
An evergreen, mat-forming perennial (Soleirolia soleirolii) native to the western Mediterranean region, grown as an ornamental for its numerous tiny, roundish leaves.
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Noun1.baby's tears - prostrate or creeping Corsican herb with moss-like small round short-stemmed leavesbaby's tears - prostrate or creeping Corsican herb with moss-like small round short-stemmed leaves
genus Helxine, genus Soleirolia, Helxine, Soleirolia - one species; a dwarf creeping mat-forming evergreen herb
ground cover, groundcover - low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
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