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ribwort

[rib-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈrɪbˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English. See rib1, wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for rib wort

ribwort

/ˈrɪbˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
a Eurasian plant, Plantago lanceolata, that has lancelike ribbed leaves, which form a rosette close to the ground, and a dense spike of small white flowers: family Plantaginaceae Also called ribgrass See also plantain1
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