Sedum meaning

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Any of a genus (Sedum) of mainly perennial plants of the orpine family, found on rocks and walls, with fleshy stalks and leaves and white, yellow, or pink flowers.
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Any of various succulent plants, of the genus Sedum, native to temperate zones; the stonecrop.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Crassulaceae "” the stonecrops, succulents found throughout the northern hemisphere.
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Origin of sedum

  • Middle English cedum from Latin sedum houseleek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English cedum, from Latin sedum (“houseleek").

    From Wiktionary