Spur"ry (?), n. [D. or OF. spurrie; cf. G. spergel, NL. spergula.] Bot.
An annual herb (Spergula arvensis) with whorled filiform leaves, sometimes grown in Europe for fodder.
[Written also spurrey
Sand spurry Bot., any low herb of the genus Lepigonum, mostly found in sandy places.
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