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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant, Herniaria glabra, supposed to be valuable for the cure of hernia or rupture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant (Herniaria glabra) supposed to be valuable for the cure of hernia or rupture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Herniaria glabra, a low weed of Europe, natural order Illecebraceæ, formerly used in the treatment of hernia. Also called rupturewort.

Etymologies

burst +‎ wort (Wiktionary)

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