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(Plants) a name for flowering plants of the genus Triosteum, native to north America, also known as horse gentian, Tinker's root, or feverwort
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|Noun||1.||feverroot - coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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