ague grass

noun

variants or ague root
: a colicroot (Aletris farinosa) with a scurfy or granuliferous perianth

Word History

First Known Use

1687, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ague grass was in 1687

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“Ague grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ague%20grass. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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