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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: plantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative [syn: fleawort, psyllium, Spanish psyllium, Plantago psyllium]

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noun Etymology: New Latin psyllium, from Greek psyllion fleawort, from psylla Date: 1598 the seed of a fleawort (especially Plantago psyllium) that has the property of swelling and becoming gelatinous when moist and is used as a mild laxative called also psyllium seed



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