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  • n. Any of various plants, including the spurge and the nipplewort, formerly believed to cure warts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A name given to several plants because they were thought to be a cure for warts, as a kind of spurge (Euphorbia Helioscopia), and the nipplewort (Lampsana communis).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common name for certain verrucariaceous lichens, so called from the warty appearance of the thallus.
  • n. Same as wartweed. The name is occasionally applied also to the wart-cress or swine-cress, Senebiera Coronopus, and the cudweed, Gnaphalium uliginosum.

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

  • n. not unattractive European weed whose flowers turn toward the sun

Etymologies

wart +‎ wort (Wiktionary)

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