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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Birthwort  \Birth"wort`\,  n. 
  A  genus  of  herbs  and  shrubs  ({Aristolochia}),  reputed  to  have 
  medicinal  properties. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  birthwort 
  n  :  creeping  plant  having  curving  flowers  thought  to  resemble 
  fetuses;  native  to  Europe;  naturalized  Great  Britain  and 
  eastern  North  America  [syn:  {Aristolochia  clematitis}] 




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