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madwort

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noun mad·wort \-ˌwərt, -ˌwȯrt\

Definition of madwort

  1. 1 :  alyssum 1

  2. 2 :  a low hairy annual European herb (Asperugo procumbens) of the borage family with blue flowers and a root used as a substitute for madder




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