Pronunciation: (bā'bēz tērz"), [key]
—pl. -tears. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a mosslike plant, Soleirolia (or Helxine) soleirolii, of the nettle family, native to Corsica and Sardinia, having small, roundish leaves and minute flowers. Also,ba'by-tears".Also called mind-your-own-business.
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