alyssum definition

  • noun:
    • See sweet alyssum.
    • Any of various chiefly Mediterranean weeds or ornamentals associated with the genus Alyssum when you look at the mustard family members, having racemes of white or yellowish blossoms. Also referred to as madwort.
    • See hoary alyssum.
    • any one of a few plants, of the genus Alyssum, which have racemes of white or yellow flowers.
    • See nice alyssum.
    • any one of different chiefly Mediterranean weeds or ornamentals of this genus Alyssum in mustard household, having racemes of white or yellow plants. Also known as madwort.
    • See hoary alyssum.
    • some of a number of flowers, regarding the genus Alyssum, having racemes of white or yellow blossoms.

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