houseleek

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Probably from an Old English *hūslēac, corresponding to house +‎ leek. Cognate with Dutch huislook, German Hauslauch, Danish husløg, Swedish huslök.

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houseleek ‎(plural houseleeks)

  1. Any of several succulent plants, of the genus Sempervivum, having a rosette of fleshy leaves

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