Armeria



noun
the generic name for thrift (sense 2)
Historical Examples

armeria, a genus of handsome plants growing on the sea-coast.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth

Two other Visigothic crowns are also preserved with it in the armeria Real.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various

There was a little turf in one place, in the next a tuft of armeria, then mud or clay, and there—assuredly a foot had trodden.
In the Roar of the Sea Sabine Baring-Gould

The caterpillar feeds on the roots of thrift or sea-pink (armeria vulgaris), and is full grown about June.
The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series Richard South

The caterpillar is said to feed on the flower heads of common Thrift (armeria vulgaris).
British Butterfiles W. S. Coleman

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