Definitions

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  • n. The bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The bittersweet nightshade (Solanum Dulcamara). See bittersweet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The bittersweet, Solanum Dulcamara: so called from its use as a remedy for whitlow.

Etymologies

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felon +‎ wort, from its supposed efficacy in treating felons (inflammations around the nail).

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