alpine lousewort

noun

: a white-flowered perennial herb (Pedicularis contorta) found on mountains of western North America

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alpine lousewort was in 1921

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“Alpine lousewort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20lousewort. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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