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fleawort


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleawort  \Flea"wort`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  An  herb  used  in  medicine  ({Plantago  Psyllium}),  named  from 
  the  shape  of  its  seeds.  --Loudon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fleawort 
  n  :  plantain  of  Mediterranean  regions  whose  seeds  swell  and 
  become  gelatinous  when  moist  and  are  used  as  a  mild 
  laxative  [syn:  {psyllium},  {Spanish  psyllium},  {Plantago 
  psyllium}] 




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