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milfoil

[mil-foil] /ˈmɪlˌfɔɪl/
noun
1.
yarrow (def 1).
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Old French < Latin mīlifolium, equivalent to mīli-, combining form of mille thousand + folium leaf
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milfoil

/ˈmɪlˌfɔɪl/
noun
1.
another name for yarrow
2.
Word Origin
C13: from Old French, from Latin milifolium, from mille thousand + folium leaf
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