wormseed

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noun worm·seed \ˈwərm-ˌsēd\

Definition of wormseed

  1. :  any of various plants whose seeds possess anthelmintic properties: such asa :  any of several artemisiasb :  a widely naturalized tropical American goosefoot (Chenopodium ambrosioides) — compare epazote

First Known Use of wormseed

14th century


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wormseed

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noun worm·seed \ˈwərm-ˌsēd\

Medical Definition of wormseed

  1. 1:  any of various plants whose seeds possess anthelmintic properties: asa:  any of several artemisiasb:  mexican tea

  2. 2a:  the fruit of the Mexican teab:  santonica; also :  levant wormseed

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