white milkwort

noun

: a milkwort (Polygala alba) of central North America having linear leaves and spikes of small white flowers

called also white senega

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1735, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white milkwort was circa 1735

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“White milkwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20milkwort. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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