agueweed

Definitions of agueweed
  1. noun
    gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers
    synonyms: Gentiana quinquefolia, Gentianella quinquefolia, ague weed, five-flowered gentian, stiff gentian
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    gentian
    any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
  2. noun
    perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine
    synonyms: Eupatorium perfoliatum, boneset, thoroughwort
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    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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