candytuft: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kan'dē-tuft"), [key]
— n.
  1. a plant of the genus Iberis, of the mustard family, esp. I. umbellata, an ornamental plant with tufted pink, violet, purple, or red flowers, originally from the island of Crete.
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