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British Dictionary definitions for crosswort


  1. a herbaceous perennial Eurasian rubiaceous plant, Galium cruciata, with pale yellow flowers and whorls of hairy leavesAlso called: mugwort
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  • The stem of the Crosswort is four-sided, and, like the leaves, it is covered with fine hairs.

    Flowers Shown to the Children

    C. E. Smith