wood betony

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wood betony

n.
1. Any of various species of lousewort, especially Pedicularis canadensis of eastern North America, having reddish or yellowish flowers.
2. See betony.

wood′ bet`ony


n.
a hairy lousewort, Pedicularis canadensis, native to E North America.
[1650–60]