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fleawort

noun flea·wort \ˈflē-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of FLEAWORT

:  any of three Old World plantains (especially Plantago psyllium) whose seeds are sometimes used as a mild laxative — compare psyllium

First Known Use of FLEAWORT

before 12th century

fleawort

noun flea·wort \-ˌwərt, -ˌw(ə)rt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLEAWORT

:  any of three Old World plantains of the genus Plantago (especially P. psyllium) that are the source of psyllium seed—called also psyllium

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