variants or less commonly baby tears
: a prostrate or creeping sparsely hairy Corsican herb (Soleirolia soleirolii synonym Helxine soleirolii) of the family Urticaceae often grown especially as a house plant for its mosslike small round short-stalked leaves

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baby's tears was in 1930

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“Baby's tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baby%27s%20tears. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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