feverwort


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fe·ver·wort

 (fē′vər-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
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feverwort

(ˈfiːvəˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) US any of several plants considered to have medicinal properties, such as horse gentian and boneset
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horse′ gen`tian


n.
any weedy North American plant of the genus Triosteum, of the honeysuckle family, having leathery fruit.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Triosteum perfoliatum L.; Common horse-gentian, feverwort; Flagpole old-field; Rare; C = 5; BSUH 17953.
Triosteum perfoliatum L.; Perfoliate Horse Gentian, Feverwort; C = 5; BSUH 16481.
Triosteum perfoliatum L.; Perfoliate Horse Gentian, Feverwort; Slope woods; Rare, but locally common; C = 5; BSUH 14915.