mother-of-thousands

noun
eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons
Hypernyms: ↑saxifrage, ↑breakstone, ↑rockfoil
Member Holonyms: ↑Saxifraga, ↑genus Saxifraga

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun plural but usually singular in construction
3. : daisy 1

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/mudh"euhr euhv thow"zeuhndz/, n., pl. mother-of-thousands. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
[1850-55]

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mothˈer-of-thousands noun
A perennial creeping plant with ivy-shaped leaves
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