noun can·cer·wort

Definition of cancerwort



  1. :  either of two European plants (Kickxia spuria and K. elatine) of the family Scrophulariaceae

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Origin and Etymology of cancerwort

perhaps so called from a belief in folk medicine that it was effective against cancer

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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