leadwort

[led-wurt, -wawrt]

Origin of leadwort

First recorded in 1855–60; lead2 + wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for leadwort

leadwort

noun
  1. any shrub of the plumbaginaceous genus Plumbago, of tropical and subtropical regions, with red, blue, or white flowers
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