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hypericum

/haɪˈpɛrɪkəm/
noun
1.
any herbaceous plant or shrub of the temperate genus Hypericum: family Hypericaceae See rose of Sharon (sense 1), Saint John's wort
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C16: via Latin from Greek hupereikon, from hyper- + ereikē heath
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