fe·​ver·​wort ˈfē-vər-ˌwərt How to pronounce feverwort (audio)
: a coarse American herb (Triosteum perfoliatum) of the honeysuckle family

called also horse gentian

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of feverwort was circa 1814

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“Feverwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feverwort. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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