swallowwort

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Etymology[edit]

swallow +‎ wort

Noun[edit]

swallowwort (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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