thoroughwort

noun
perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Eupatorium, ↑genus Eupatorium

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Synonyms:
, , , (Eupatorium perfoliatum)


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Thoroughwort — Thor ough*wort , n. Same as {Boneset}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thoroughwort — ☆ thoroughwort [thʉr′ōwʉrt΄, thʉr′əwʉrt΄ ] n. BONESET …   English World dictionary

  • thoroughwort — permautalapis kemeras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Eupatorium perfoliatum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eupatorium perfoliatum angl. boneset; thoroughwax; thoroughwort… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • thoroughwort — noun Date: 1814 boneset …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thoroughwort — /therr oh werrt , wawrt, euh werrt , euh wawrt , thur /, n. boneset. [1805 15, Amer.; THOROUGH + WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • thoroughwort — noun a) Any of several plants of the genus Eupatorium. b) The common boneset …   Wiktionary

  • thoroughwort — n. North American perennial herb of the daisy having healing properties, boneset …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thoroughwort — n. Boneset, ague weed, Indian sage, feverwort (Eupatorium perfoliatum) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • thoroughwort — thor•ough•wort [[t]ˈθɜr əˌwɜrt, ˌwɔrt, ˈθʌr [/t]] n. pln boneset • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • thoroughwort —   Pāmakani haole …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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