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stone·crop

 (stōn′krŏp′)
n.
1. Any of various plants of the genus Sedum and other genera such as Hylotelephium that were formerly classified in Sedum, having fleshy leaves and variously colored flowers and frequently grown in rock gardens. Also called sedum.
2. Any of various similar plants of the family Crassulaceae.

[Middle English, from Old English stāncropp : stān, stone; see stone + cropp, cluster, sprout.]
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stonecrop

(ˈstəʊnˌkrɒp)
n
1. (Plants) any of various N temperate crassulaceous plants of the genus Sedum, having fleshy leaves and typically red, yellow, or white flowers
2. (Plants) any of various similar or related plants
[Old English: so named because it grows on rocks and walls]
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stone•crop

(ˈstoʊnˌkrɒp)

n.
1. any plant of the genus Sedum, esp. a mosslike herb, S. acre, having small, fleshy leaves and yellow flowers, frequently growing on rocks and walls.
2. any of various related plants.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stonecrop - any of various northern temperate plants of the genus Sedum having fleshy leaves and red or yellow or white flowersstonecrop - any of various northern temperate plants of the genus Sedum having fleshy leaves and red or yellow or white flowers
genus Sedum - large genus of rock plants having thick fleshy leaves
sedum - any of various plants of the genus Sedum
Sedum acre, wall pepper - mossy European creeping sedum with yellow flowers; widely introduced as a ground cover
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Translations

stonecrop

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In the three months of the summer it only freezes every other day and every night, and then the snow begins to weep off on the southerly slopes, and a few ground-willows put out their woolly buds, a tiny stonecrop or so makes believe to blossom, beaches of fine gravel and rounded stones run down to the open sea, and polished boulders and streaked rocks lift up above the granulated snow.
This is an easy-to-grow variegated stonecrop whose fleshy, serrated, succulent leaves are a bright combination of yellow and green.
This is an easyto-grow variegated stonecrop whose fleshy, serrated, succulent leaves are a bright combination of yellow and green.
This is an easy-togrow variegated stonecrop whose fleshy, serrated, succulent leaves are a bright combination of yellow and green.
Some species prefer short grasslands, at somewhat lower altitude, including club mosses, the hairy stonecrop (Sedum villosum), Mountain Avens (Dryas octopetala), and the Alpine Moonwort (Botrychium nivalis), which only grows two inches high.
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The Spa offers visitors comprehensive care and excellent health treatment in an integrated environment where traditional and modern methods combine to revive your senses and move you into an atmosphere of harmonious tranquillity." The Spa at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli "invites guests to discover the concept of 'experience more' through a newly revived menu, which includes an inspirational journey that reflects the prestigious positioning of the spa, including skin tonics such as a quick face treatment, eye and lip treatment, extreme ageing, hot and cold organic treatment, skin treatment with stonecrop, and balanced face treatment", the statement notes.
The Spa at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel by Tivoli invites guests to discover the concept of 'experience more' through a newly revived menu, which includes an inspirational journey that reflects the prestigious positioning of the spa, including skin tonics such as a quick face treatment, eye and lip treatment, Extreme aging, hot and cold organic treatment, skin treatment with stonecrop, and balanced face treatment.
Sedum, sometimes called stonecrop, is also a great choice, with its unusual succulent leaves and clusters of flowers that come in a variety of colours.
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In this faux-aged terra-cotta pot, the barberry rises above a green and coral pork and beans stonecrop (Sedum x rubrotinctum) and a parrot's beak (Lotus maculatus), which dangles its soft stems over the edge.