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sweet alyssum

noun
1.
a garden plant, Lobularia maritima, of the mustard family, having narrow leaves and small, white or violet flowers.
Origin of sweet alyssum
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • The hoops are then underplanted with sweet alyssum, parsley, or violas.
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sweet alyssum

noun
1.
a Mediterranean plant, Lobularia maritima, having clusters of small fragrant white or violet flowers, that is widely grown in gardens: family Brassicaceae (crucifers) See also alyssum
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