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feverwort

[fee-ver-wurt, -wawrt]
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noun
  1. horse gentian.
  2. the thoroughwort or boneset.

Origin of feverwort

First recorded in 1605–15; fever + wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for feverwort

feverwort

noun
  1. US any of several plants considered to have medicinal properties, such as horse gentian and boneset
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