wormseed

noun
worm·seed | \ˈwərm-ˌsēd \

Definition of wormseed 

: any of various plants whose seeds possess anthelmintic properties: such as

a : any of several artemisias

b : a widely naturalized tropical American goosefoot (Chenopodium ambrosioides) — compare epazote

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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wormseed

noun
worm·seed | \ˈwərm-ˌsēd \

Medical Definition of wormseed 

1 : any of various plants whose seeds possess anthelmintic properties: as

a : any of several artemisias

b : mexican tea

2a : the fruit of the Mexican tea

b : santonica also : levant wormseed

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