Creep"ing, a.


Crawling, or moving close to the ground.

"Every creeping thing."

Gen. vi. 20.


Growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils.

Casements lined with creeping herbs. Cowper.

Ceeping crowfoot Bot., a plant, the Ranunculus repens.- Creeping snowberry, an American plant (Chiogenes hispidula) with white berries and very small round leaves having the flavor of wintergreen.


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