Cerastium

noun
Ce·ras·ti·um | \ sə̇ˈraschēəm , -stē- \

Definition of Cerastium 

: a large genus of low herbs (family Caryophyllaceae) containing the mouse-ear chickweed and the field chickweed and having small white flowers with bifid petals and cylindrical often curved capsules

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History and Etymology for Cerastium

New Latin, from Greek kerastēs horned + New Latin -ium

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