white milkwort


Definition of white milkwort

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

called also white senega

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First Known Use of white milkwort

circa 1735, in the meaning defined above

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“White milkwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20milkwort. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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