spurrey

noun spur·rey \ ˈspər-ē , ˈspə-rē \
variants: or spurry

Definition of spurrey

plural spurreys or spurries
: a white-flowered European annual weedy herb (Spergula arvensis) of the pink family with whorled filiform leaves; also : any of several related and similar herbs

Origin and Etymology of spurrey

Dutch spurrie, from Medieval Latin spergula


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