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Milkwort

Milkwort Meaning & Definition
Milkwort Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Milkwort?

[n] any of various plants of the genus Polygala

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See Also | bird-on-the-wing | candyweed | common milkwort | flowering wintergreen | fringed polygala | gand flower | gaywings | genus Polygala | orange milkwort | Polygala | Polygala alba | Polygala lutea | Polygala paucifolia | Polygala senega | Polygala vulgaris | Seneca snakeroot | senega | senega root | senega snakeroot | Seneka snakeroot | senga root | subshrub | suffrutex | yellow bachelor's button | yellow milkwort

Milkwort In Webster's Dictionary

\Milk"wort`\, n. (Bot.) A genus of plants ({Polygala}) of many species. The common European {P. vulgaris} was supposed to have the power of producing a flow of milk in nurses. Note: The species of {Campanula}, or bellflower, are sometimes called milkwort, from their juice.

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