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houseleek

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noun house·leek \ˈhau̇s-ˌlēk\

Definition of houseleek

  1. :  a pink-flowered thick-leaved European plant (Sempervivum tectorum) of the orpine family that tends to form clusters of rosettes and is often grown in rock gardens; broadly :  sempervivum



14th Century

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14th century


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