stitchwort

noun
stitch·​wort | \ ˈstich-ˌwərt How to pronounce stitchwort (audio) , -ˌwȯrt \

Definition of stitchwort

: any of several chickweeds (especially genus Stellaria)

First Known Use of stitchwort

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Stitchwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stitchwort. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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