broomwort

noun

Definition of broomwort

1 : any plant of the family Orobanchaceae

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History and Etymology for broomwort

so called from the parasitic growth of one species on the roots of broom

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“Broomwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broomwort. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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