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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various plants of a genus of usually perennial herbs of diverse habit of arctic and temperate regions

Usage examples (31)
  • This deceitful appearance is caused by a small plant resembling saxifrage, which is abundant, growing in large patches on a species of crumbling moss.
  • The ice-plant, which is also called a saxifrage, may now be seen in many a garden to which it has been brought from the Kerry mountains, and it is known as
  • Raspberry leaves and saxifrage; something else I didn't recognize.
  • I'm digging dozens of fist-sized holes, squeezing thyme and saxifrage into cracks. for more
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