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spotted wintergreen

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noun
  1. an evergreen plant, Chimaphila maculata, of central North America, having leaves with mottled-white veins and white, fragrant flowers.

Origin of spotted wintergreen

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
Also called rheumatism-root.
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