Definition of Corn spurrey

1. Noun. Small European weed with whorled leaves and white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Corn Spurry, Spergula Arvensis
Group relationships: Genus Spergula, Spergula
Generic synonyms: Weed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Spurrey

corn muffin
corn oil
corn on the cob
corn pone
corn pones
corn poppy
corn pudding
corn roast
corn roaster
corn salad
corn smut
corn snake
corn snakes
corn snow
corn speedwell
corn spurrey (current term)
corn spurry
corn starch
corn starches
corn sugar
corn sugars
corn syrup
corn syrups
corn tash
corn thistle
corn thistles
corn whiskey
corn whisky
cornacre
cornacres

Literary usage of Corn spurrey

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1. A Flora of Shropshire by W[illiam] A[llport] Leighton (1841)
"Field corn spurrey. Leaves whorled with minute membranaceous stipules at their base ; flowers panicled ; seeds compressed, covered with minute elevated ..."

2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"Rough-seeded corn spurrey. Com fields and sandy places, especially where water ... Smooth-seeded corn spurrey. S. pentandra. E. bot. Having stamens only 5, ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1855)
"The rough-seeded corn spurrey, the plant now mentioned, ... A larger variety of the corn spurrey is cultivated as excellent food for milch cows. ..."

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