agueweed

[ey-gyoo-weed]

noun

a boneset, Eupatorium perfoliatum.
a gentian, Gentianella quinquefolia, having bristly blue flowers.

Origin of agueweed

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; ague + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for agueweed

agueweed

noun

a North American gentianaceous plant, Gentiana quinquefolia, that has clusters of pale blue-violet or white flowers
another name for boneset
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