sneezewort


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sneeze·wort

 (snēz′wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
A Eurasian herb (Achillea ptarmica) of the composite family, having aromatic, linear, finely serrate leaves and clusters of white flower heads grouped in corymbs. Also called sneezeweed.

sneezewort

(ˈsniːzˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) a Eurasian plant, Achillea ptarmica, having daisy-like flowers and long grey-green leaves, which cause sneezing when powdered: family Asteraceae (composites). See also yarrow
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Noun1.sneezewort - Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powderedsneezewort - Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered
achillea - any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
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