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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as Whitlow grass, under whitlow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Paronychia, 2 (with cut).

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

  • n. any of various low-growing tufted plants of the genus Paronychia having tiny greenish flowers and usually whorled leaves; widespread throughout warm regions of both Old and New Worlds; formerly thought to cure whitlows (suppurative infections around a fingernail)

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