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A low-growing herbaceous plant which typically bears white or pink flowers, frequently grown in rock gardens.
- ‘Items stolen have included potentilla bushes, arabis and fuchsias.’
- ‘Clip back aubretias, arabis and perennial candytufts when they have finished flowering.’
- ‘Both are but a few inches high, and are pretty planted in spreading patches about the drifts of snowy Arabis in bloom at the same time.’
Via medieval Latin from Greek, feminine of Araps, Arab- (see Arabic).
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.