cowherb


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cow·herb

 (kou′ûrb′, -hûrb′)
n.
An annual plant (Vaccaria hispanica) native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America and having clusters of deep-pink flowers.
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cowherb

(ˈkaʊˌhɜːb)
n
(Plants) a European caryophyllaceous plant, Saponaria vaccaria, having clusters of pink flowers: a weed in the US. See also soapwort
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cowherb - European annual with pale rose-colored flowerscowherb - European annual with pale rose-colored flowers; cultivated flower or self-sown grainfield weed; introduced in North America; sometimes classified as a soapwort
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Vaccaria, Vaccaria - cow-cockles
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Translations
vaccaire
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Western and Chinese medicine experts have found that cowherb seeds, earthworms and other items are viable alternatives to pangolin scales.
A practitioner with 10 years of acupuncture experience educated the participants to locate the 4 auricular points and to attach cowherb seeds to these points correctly.
The symptoms were relieved at about 2 hours after removing cowherb seed attachment.