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sedum

[see-duh m] /ˈsi dəm/
noun
1.
any fleshy plant belonging to the genus Sedum, of the stonecrop family, usually having small, overlapping leaves and yellow, white, or pink flowers.
Origin of sedum
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English cedum < Latin sedum houseleek
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sedum

/ˈsiːdəm/
noun
1.
any crassulaceous rock plant of the genus Sedum, having thick fleshy leaves and clusters of white, yellow, or pink flowers See also stonecrop, rose-root, orpine
Word Origin
C15: from Latin: houseleek
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Word Origin and History for sedum
n.

mid-15c., from Latin sedum "houseleek."

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