dragonwort

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Etymology[edit]

dragon +‎ wort

Noun[edit]

dragonwort (plural dragonworts)

  1. A perennial herb of Europe and Asia, variously named Persicaria bistorta, syn. Polygonum bistorta or Bistorta officinalis, formerly used as an astringent.
  2. A perennial herb of Greece and the Balkans, Dracunculus vulgaris.

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