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starwort

[stahr-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈstɑrˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
any of several chickweeds of the genus Stellaria.
2.
any of several plants of the genera Aster and Arenaria.
Origin of starwort
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see star, wort2
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starwort

/ˈstɑːˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
any of several plants with star-shaped flowers, esp the stitchwort
2.
water starwort, any of several aquatic plants of the genus Callitriche, having a star-shaped rosette of floating leaves: family Callitrichaceae
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