Definition of Spergula
: a small genus of Old World annual herbs (family Caryophyllaceae) having subulate fascicled leaves, terminal cymes of pentamerous small white flowers, and 5-valved capsules — see corn spurry
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Origin and Etymology of spergula
New Latin, from Medieval Latin, spurry, probably from spergere to scatter, strew (alteration of Latin spargere) + Latin -ula, diminutive suffix
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