any plant of the genus Gratiola, a bitter herb used medicinally.
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- hedge apple,
- hedge fund,
- hedge garlic,
- hedge laying,
- hedge mustard,
- hedge nettle,
- hedge one's bets,
- hedge sparrow
Also hedge-hys·sop [hej-his-uh p] /ˈhɛdʒˌhɪs əp/.
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any of several North American scrophulariaceous plants of the genus Gratiola, esp G. aurea, having small yellow or white flowers
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