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stonecrop

[stohn-krop] /ˈstoʊnˌkrɒp/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Sedum, especially a mosslike herb, S. acre, having small, fleshy leaves and yellow flowers, frequently growing on rocks and walls.
2.
any of various related plants.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English stooncrop, Old English stāncrop. See stone, crop
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stonecrop

/ˈstəʊnˌkrɒp/
noun
1.
any of various N temperate crassulaceous plants of the genus Sedum, having fleshy leaves and typically red, yellow, or white flowers
2.
any of various similar or related plants
Word Origin
Old English: so named because it grows on rocks and walls
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