thorough-wort

thoroughwort

[thur-oh-wurt, -wawrt, -uh-wurt, -uh-wawrt, thuhr-]
noun

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism; thorough + wort2

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thoroughwort

noun
perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine [syn: boneset
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