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iberis Line breaks: iberis
Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈbɪərɪs/

Definition of iberis in English:

noun (plural same)

A plant of a genus that comprises the candytufts.
  • Genus Iberis, family Cruciferae
Example sentences
  • The seeds of the sub-species L. iberis alba are used in Indian medicine.


Modern Latin, probably from Greek ibēris, denoting a kind of pepperwort.

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