dog's mercury

variants: or less commonly dog mercury

Definition of dog's mercury

: a European perennial weedy plant (Mercurialis perennis) with greenish flowers

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First Known Use of dog's mercury

1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dog's mercury was in 1597

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“Dog's mercury.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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