foamflower

[ fohm-flou-er ]
/ ˈfoʊmˌflaʊ ər /

noun

a North American plant, Tiarella cordifolia, having a cluster of small, usually white flowers.

Nearby words

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  2. foam glass,
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  6. foamy,
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  8. fob,
  9. fob off,
  10. fobs

Origin of foamflower

First recorded in 1890–95; foam + flower

Also called false miterwort.

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British Dictionary definitions for foamflower

foamflower

/ (ˈfəʊmˌflaʊə) /

noun

a perennial saxifragaceous plant, Tiarella cordifolia, of North America and Asia, having spring-blooming white flowers
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