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swallow +‎ wort


swallowwort (countable and uncountable, plural swallowworts)

  1. Any of several vines of genus Vincetoxicum (syn Cynanchum), especially black swallowwort (Vincetoxicum nigrum, syn. Cynanchum nigrum) or white swallowwort (Vincetoxicum hirundinaria, syn. Cynanchum vincetoxicum)
  2. A tetterwort, Chelidonium majus or Sanguinaria canadensis.
  3. Any of various plants of the genus Asclepias.
  4. The plant Euphorbia maculata (spotted spurge).
  5. Seutera angustifolia

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