Definition of Cerastium

1. Noun. Mouse-eared chickweed.




Definition of Cerastium

1. Noun. Any of several plants, of the genus ''Cerastium'', such as mouse-eared chickweed ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerastium

ceramide lactosidase
ceramide lactoside
ceramide lactoside lipidosis
ceramide saccharide
ceramide trihexosidase
ceramides
ceramist
ceramists
ceramo-metal casting
ceramology
cerargyrite
ceras
cerasin
cerasins
cerastium (current term)
cerata
cerate
cerated
cerates
ceratin
ceratins
ceratitid
ceratitids
ceratitis
cerato-
ceratobranchial
ceratobranchials
ceratocricoid
ceratocricoid ligament

Literary usage of Cerastium

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Often a troublesome weed. Occcurs also in the Southern and Western States, and is native in northern Asia. Mouse-ear. May-Sept. 4. cerastium ..."

2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"cerastium L. CHICKWEED Mostly low pubescent or hirsute herbs with white flowers in ... Not infrequent in our range, and eastward and westward. 1. cerastium ..."

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