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[spur-ee, spuhr-ee] /ˈspɜr i, ˈspʌr i/
noun, plural spurries.
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noun (pl) -ries
any of several low-growing caryophyllaceous plants of the European genus Spergula, esp S. arvensis, having whorled leaves and small white flowers
Word Origin
C16: from Dutch spurrie, perhaps from Medieval Latin spergula; related to German Spergel
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