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barrenwort


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barrenwort  \Bar"ren*wort`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  An  herbaceous  plant  of  the  Barberry  family  ({Epimedium 
  alpinum}),  having  leaves  that  are  bitter  and  said  to  be 
  sudorific. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barrenwort 
  n  :  slow-growing  creeping  plant  with  semi-evergreen  leaves  on 
  erect  wiry  stems;  used  as  ground  cover  [syn:  {bishop's 
  hat},  {Epimedium  grandiflorum}] 




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