lousewort

noun louse·wort \ ˈlau̇s-ˌwərt , -ˌwȯrt \

Definition of lousewort

: any of a genus (Pedicularis) of semiparasitic herbs of the snapdragon family typically having pinnatifid leaves and bilabiate flowers in terminal spikes

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