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fe·ver·wort

 (fē′vər-wûrt′, -wôrt′)

feverwort

(ˈfiːvəˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) US any of several plants considered to have medicinal properties, such as horse gentian and boneset

horse′ gen`tian


n.
any weedy North American plant of the genus Triosteum, of the honeysuckle family, having leathery fruit.
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