Definition of baby's breath in English:

baby's breath

Syllabification: ba·by's breath

noun

  • A herbaceous plant of delicate appearance that bears tiny scented pink or white flowers.
    • Gypsophila paniculata, family Caryophyllaceae
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    • Hydrangeas, celosia, yarrow, baby's breath, rose buds, and cornflowers also dry well and make gorgeous decorations.
    • The first time we saw you at the accident site, you had just placed a bundle of orchids, white roses, and baby's breath against an alder tree that was broken in half at its base.
    • For example, herbaceous perennials such as yarrow, baby's breath and Helenium can be staked with bushy hazel, birch or beech twigs.

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