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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedstraw  \Bed"straw`\,  n. 
  1.  Straw  put  into  a  bed.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  genus  of  slender  herbs,  usually  with  square 
  stems,  whorled  leaves,  and  small  white  flowers. 
 
  {Our  Lady's  bedstraw},  which  has  yellow  flowers,  is  {Galium 
  verum}. 
 
  {White  bedstraw}  is  {G.  mollugo}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bedstraw 
  n  :  any  of  several  plants  of  the  genus  Galium 




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