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dropwort

[drop-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈdrɒpˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
a European plant, Filipendula vulgaris, of the rose family, bearing small, scentless, white or reddish flowers.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; drop + wort2
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dropwort

/ˈdrɒpˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
a Eurasian rosaceous plant, Filipendula vulgaris, with finely divided leaves and clusters of white or reddish flowers See also meadowsweet (sense 1)
2.
water dropwort, any of several umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Oenanthe, with umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers
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