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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various plants of the genus Triosteum, having opposite leaves, small purplish-brown flowers, and leathery orange-yellow fruit. Also called feverwort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. fever root.
  • n. fever root.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers

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