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pellitory-of-the-wall

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as nellitory, 1.

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  • n. herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers

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  • "I opened my medicine box and rummaged through the boxes and jars. Agrimony, slippery elm, pellitory-of-the-wall ... ah, there it was. I pulled out the small blue glass jar Monsieur Forez had given me and unscrewed the lid."

    —Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber (NY: Delacorte Press, 1991), 415

    January 2, 2010

  • "I opened my medicine box and rummaged through the boxes and jars. Agrimony, slippery elm, pellitory-of-the-wall ... ah, there it was. I pulled out the small blue glass jar Monsieur Forez had given me and unscrewed the lid."

    —Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber (NY: Delacorte Press, 1991), 415

    January 2, 2010