sco·​par·​i·​us skō-ˈpar-ē-əs How to pronounce scoparius (audio)
: the dried tops of the Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) containing the alkaloid sparteine and formerly used as a diuretic

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“Scoparius.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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