Definitions of swallowwort
  1. noun
    tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed throughout the tropics
    synonyms: Asclepias curassavica, blood flower
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    type of:
    milkweed, silkweed
    any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
  2. noun
    perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers
    synonyms: Chelidonium majus, celandine, greater celandine, swallow wort
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    type of:
    annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
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