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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to various plants used as remedies for dysentery.


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  • Its section on plants describes the uses and behaviour of fluxweed, honking daffodils and whomping willows, and reconstructs seven years of the "herbology" curriculum at Hogwarts.


  • "Lacewing flies, leeches, fluxweed, and knotgrass," she murmured, running her finger down the list of ingredients.

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • "Well, since the fluxweed has got to be picked at the full moon and the lacewings have got to be stewed for twenty-one days ...

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


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