milkwort

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milk·wort

noun \ˈmilk-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of MILKWORT

:  any of a genus (Polygala of the family Polygalaceae, the milkwort family) of herbs and shrubs often having showy flowers with three sometimes crested petals united below into a tube and an irregular calyx with two petaloid sepals

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First Known Use of MILKWORT

1578

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