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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boneset  \Bone"set`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  medicinal  plant,  the  thoroughwort  ({Eupatorium 
  perfoliatum}).  Its  properties  are  diaphoretic  and  tonic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boneset 
  n  1:  European  herb  having  small  white,  pink  or  purple  flowers; 
  naturalized  as  a  weed  in  North  America  [syn:  {common 
  comfrey},  {Symphytum  officinale}] 
  2:  perennial  herb  of  southeastern  United  States  having 
  white-rayed  flower  heads;  formerly  used  as  in  folk 
  medicine  [syn:  {agueweed},  {thoroughwort},  {Eupatorium 
  perfoliatum}] 




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