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sneezewort

[sneez-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈsnizˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
a composite plant, Achillea ptarmica, of Europe, the powdered leaves of which cause sneezing.
Origin of sneezewort
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; sneeze + wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for sneezewort

sneezewort

/ˈsniːzˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
a Eurasian plant, Achillea ptarmica, having daisy-like flowers and long grey-green leaves, which cause sneezing when powdered: family Asteraceae (composites) See also yarrow
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