mother-of-thousands


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mother-of-thousands

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1. (Plants) a S European perennial creeping plant, Linaria cymbalaria, having small pale blue or lilac flowers
2. (Plants) a saxifragaceous plant, Saxifraga sarmentosa or S. stolonifera, having white flowers and creeping red runners
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Noun1.mother-of-thousands - eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowersmother-of-thousands - eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons
genus Saxifraga, Saxifraga - type genus of the Saxifragaceae; large genus of usually perennial herbs of Arctic and cool regions of northern hemisphere: saxifrage
breakstone, rockfoil, saxifrage - any of various plants of the genus Saxifraga
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