Definitions for madwortˈmædˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mad•wortˈmædˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt(n.)

  1. a mat-forming plant, Aurinia saxatilis (or Alyssum saxatille), of the mustard family, having broadly rounded leaves and open clusters of pale yellow flowers.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alyssum, madwort(noun)

    any garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers


  1. madwort(Noun)

    Any of the alyssums.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madwort(noun)

    a genus of cruciferous plants (Alyssum) with white or yellow flowers and rounded pods. A. maritimum is the commonly cultivated sweet alyssum, a fragrant white-flowered annual


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