swallow entry 1 + wort; partly translation of Dutch zwaluwenkruid; partly translation of German schwalbenwurtz; from the form of the pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings
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“Swallowwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swallowwort. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.
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