stitch·​wort ˈstich-ˌwərt How to pronounce stitchwort (audio)
: any of several chickweeds (especially genus Stellaria)

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stitchwort was in the 13th century

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“Stitchwort.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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