Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a genus (Arenaria) of low, tufted, mat-forming plants of the pink family, growing in sandy soil
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of numerous low-growing herbs of the genus Arenaria, having small, usually white flowers often grouped in cymose clusters.