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Primary Meanings of boneset

1.
n
European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America
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n
perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine
Full Definitions of boneset
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n European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America

Synonyms:
Symphytum officinale, common comfrey
Type of:
comfrey, cumfrey
perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
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n perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine

Synonyms:
Eupatorium perfoliatum, agueweed, thoroughwort
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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