noun \ˈspər-ē, ˈspə-rē\
plural spurreys or spurries

Definition of SPURREY

:  a white-flowered European annual weedy herb (Spergula arvensis) of the pink family with whorled filiform leaves; also :  any of several related and similar herbs

Variants of SPURREY

spur·rey or spur·ry \ˈspər-ē, ˈspə-rē\

Origin of SPURREY

Dutch spurrie, from Medieval Latin spergula
First Known Use: 1577


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