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n.1.(Bot.) An herb of the Mint family (Sideritis), supposed to heal sword cuts; also, a species of Galeopsis.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In November 1926 (in Enigma) Mrs Burkholder came close to perfection with words from a single dictionary: Agaricus (genus) generant anaconda recanter ironwort cantonal underage (Webster2 is needed to avoid hyphen) startled.
We pause at the Medicinal Garden while I learn that marjoram lowers blood sugar levels, ironwort helps with flu and aloe vera heals the skin, and spend a fragrant 15 minutes in the Aromatic Garden amid the rose, lavender and geranium from which Miranda distils her essential oils (visitors can watch the extraction process up close at the onsite distillery, and purchase the end product from the shop).