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Any of various plants of the genus Scrophularia having loose branching clusters of small greenish or purple flowers.
(Plants) any scrophulariaceous plant of the N temperate genus Scrophularia, having square stems and small brown or greenish flowers
any tall woodland plant of the genus Scrophularia, having a terminal cluster of small flowers.
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|Noun||1.||figwort - any of numerous tall coarse woodland plants of the genus Scrophularia|
genus Scrophularia, Scrophularia - type genus of Scrophulariaceae; named for the plants' supposed ability to cure scrofula: figworts