mouse-ear chickweed


: any of several hairy chickweeds (genus Cerastium and especially C. fontanum)

Word History

First Known Use

1731, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mouse-ear chickweed was in 1731

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“Mouse-ear chickweed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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