feverwort

noun fe·ver·wort \ ˈfē-vər-ˌwərt , -ˌwȯrt \

Definition of feverwort

:a coarse American herb (Triosteum perfoliatum) of the honeysuckle family called also horse gentian

First Known Use of feverwort

circa 1814


Learn More about feverwort


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up feverwort? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

serious difficulty or misfortune

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!