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A low-growing herbaceous plant that typically bears white or pink flowers and is frequently grown in rock gardens.Also called rock cress
- ‘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.’
- ‘Items stolen have included potentilla bushes, arabis and fuchsias.’
Via medieval Latin from Greek, feminine of Araps, Arab- (see Arab).
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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.