from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A caprifoliaceous herb of the United States, Triosteum perfoliatum, said to have been used by the Indians as a remedy for fevers. The root is purgative and emetic. Also feverwort and horse-gentian.
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- n. coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers
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