sempervivum

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noun sem·per·vi·vum \ ˌsem-pər-ˈvī-vəm \

Definition of sempervivum

:any of a genus (Sempervivum) of Old World fleshy perennial herbs of the orpine family often grown as ornamentals

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Origin and Etymology of sempervivum

New Latin, from Latin, neuter of sempervivus ever-living, from semper ever + vivus living — more at quick


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