wormseed

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worm·seed

noun \-ˌsēd\

Definition of WORMSEED

:  any of various plants whose seeds possess anthelmintic properties: as
a :  any of several artemisias
b :  a widely naturalized tropical American goosefoot (Chenopodium ambrosioides) — compare epazote

First Known Use of WORMSEED

14th century

worm·seed

noun \ˈwərm-ˌsēd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WORMSEED

1
: any of various plants whose seeds possess anthelmintic properties: as a : any of several artemisias b : mexican tea
2
a : the fruit of the Mexican tea b : santonica; also : levant wormseed

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