baby's tears

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction
variants: or less commonly baby tears

Definition of baby's 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

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First Known Use of baby's tears

1930


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