a garden plant, Lobularia maritima, of the mustard family, having narrow leaves and small, white or violet flowers.
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Origin of sweet alyssum
First recorded in 1825–35
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Sweet-pease, sweet-williams, sweet-mignonette, and sweet-alyssum.A Little Garden Calendar for Boys and Girls|Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for sweet alyssum
a Mediterranean plant, Lobularia maritima, having clusters of small fragrant white or violet flowers, that is widely grown in gardens: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)See also alyssum
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