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candytuft


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candytuft  \Can"dy*tuft`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  An  annual  plant  of  the  genus  {Iberis},  cultivated  in  gardens. 
  The  name  was  originally  given  to  the  {I.  umbellata},  first 
  discovered  in  the  island  of  Candia. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  candytuft 
  n  :  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 




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