Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) The bittersweet nightshade (Solanum Dulcamara). See bittersweet.

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  • noun The bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara.

Etymologies

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

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