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candytuft

noun can·dy·tuft \ˈkan-dē-ˌtəft\

Definition of CANDYTUFT

:  any of a genus (Iberis) of plants of the mustard family cultivated for their white, pink, or purple flowers
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Origin of CANDYTUFT

Candy, alteration of Candia Crete, Greek island + English tuft
First Known Use: 1629

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