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1. (Plants) the root of the butterfly weed, formerly used as a cure for pleurisy
2. (Plants) another name for butterfly weed
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|Noun||1.||pleurisy root - erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers|
Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed, chigger flower, chiggerflower, Indian paintbrush, orange milkweed, tuber root
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