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lousewort

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noun louse·wort \ˈlau̇s-ˌwərt, -ˌwȯrt\

Definition of lousewort

  1. :  any of a genus (Pedicularis) of semiparasitic herbs of the snapdragon family typically having pinnatifid leaves and bilabiate flowers in terminal spikes



1597

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1597


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