• WordNet 3.6
    • n Illecebrum one species: coral necklace
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n illecebrum A genus of herbaceous plants, of the natural order Illecebraceæ, containing only one species, I. verticillatum, a native of the south of Europe and the north of Africa. It is a small prostrate branched annual, with small leaves growing in pairs, and axillary clusters of small white, shining flowers; it occurs in the southwest of England.
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