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  • n. The cowslip (Primula veris).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The cowslip (Primula veris); -- so called from its supposed remedial powers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cowslip, Primula veris, at one time believed to be a remedy for palsy.

Etymologies

palsy +‎ wort, from its supposed medicinal powers. (Wiktionary)

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