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spurrey

[spur-ee, spuhr-ee]
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noun, plural spur·ries.
  1. spurry.
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British Dictionary definitions for spurrey

spurrey

spurry

noun plural -ries
  1. any of several low-growing caryophyllaceous plants of the European genus Spergula, esp S. arvensis, having whorled leaves and small white flowers
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Word Origin

C16: from Dutch spurrie, perhaps from Medieval Latin spergula; related to German Spergel
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