/ (vɪsˈkɛərɪə) /
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any plant of the Eurasian perennial genus Viscaria, closely related to genus Lychnis, in which it is sometimes included: low-growing, with pink, white, or purple flowers: family Carophyllaceae
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Word Origin for viscaria
New Latin, from viscum birdlime (from the viscid stems)
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