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birthwort

noun birth·wort \-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of BIRTHWORT

:  any of several herbs or woody vines (genus Aristolochia of the family Aristolochiaceae, the birthwort family) with aromatic roots used in folk medicine to aid childbirth
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First Known Use of BIRTHWORT

1551

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