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boneset definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America [syn: common comfrey, boneset, Symphytum officinale]
2: perennial herb of southeastern United States having white- rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine [syn: boneset, agueweed, thoroughwort, Eupatorium perfoliatum]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1764 any of several composite herbs (genus Eupatorium); especially a perennial (E. perfoliatum) of central and eastern North America with opposite perfoliate leaves and white-rayed flower heads used in folk medicine

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Boneset Bone"set`, n. (Bot.) A medicinal plant, the thoroughwort (Eupatorium perfoliatum). Its properties are diaphoretic and tonic.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Thoroughwort, feverwort, ague-weed, Indian sage (Eupatorium perfoliatum).



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