pilewort

noun
pile·​wort | \ ˈpī(-ə)l-ˌwərt How to pronounce pilewort (audio) , -ˌwȯrt \

Definition of pilewort

First Known Use of pilewort

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pilewort

Middle English pyle wort; from its use in treating piles

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“Pilewort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pilewort. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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