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  • n. Hypericum androsaemum, a Eurasian perennial shrub.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant of the genus Hypericum (Hypericum Androsœmum), from which a healing ointment is prepared in Spain; -- called also parkleaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of St.-John's-wort, Hypericum Androsæmum, once regarded as a panacea, or particularly as healing to wounds. Also parkleaves. Sometimes extended to the whole genus; by Lindley to the order Hypericaceæ.

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

  • n. deciduous bushy Eurasian shrub with golden yellow flowers and reddish-purple fruits from which a soothing salve is made in Spain


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