Alyssum

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Alyssum

(Science: botany) a genus of cruciferous plants; madwort. The sweet alyssum (a. Maritimum), cultivated for bouquets, bears small, white, sweet-scented flowers.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr, name of a plant, perh. Fr. Priv. _ raging madness.

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