neckweed

noun

Definition of neckweed

: an American speedwell (Veronica peregrina)

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History and Etymology for neckweed

so called from its use for treating scrofula

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“Neckweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neckweed. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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