Definitions

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  • n. The plant bugbane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bugbane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bugbane.

Etymologies

bug +‎ wort (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Isabelle liked the names of the plants—bugwort, richweed, squawroot, dog rose—but quickly scrambled the various uses and doses and preparations.

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  • Gah! I came here from bugbane, which was the first word I'd listed on my banes list and which was going to be my distraction from entanglement in the Aubrey/Maturin list.

    January 4, 2011

  • I've heard of mugwort—I've even drunk mugwort tea—but never heard of bugwort. See usage note on stapelia.

    March 6, 2008