boneset

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noun bone·set \ˈbōn-ˌset\

Definition of boneset

  1. :  any of several composite herbs (genus Eupatorium); especially :  a perennial (E. perfoliatum) of central and eastern North America with opposite perfoliate leaves and white-rayed flower heads used in folk medicine

1764

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1764


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