[ fee-ver-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˈfi vərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /
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the thoroughwort or boneset.
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British Dictionary definitions for feverwort
/ (ˈfiːvəˌwɜːt) /
US any of several plants considered to have medicinal properties, such as horse gentian and boneset
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