Definitions of boneset
  1. noun
    European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America
    synonyms: Symphytum officinale, common comfrey
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    type of:
    comfrey, cumfrey
    perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
  2. noun
    perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine
    synonyms: Eupatorium perfoliatum, agueweed, 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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