Pellitory

• (n.) The feverfew (Chrysanthemum Parthenium); -- so called because it resembles the above. • (n.) The common name of the several species of the genus Parietaria, low, harmless weeds of the Nettle family; -- also called wall pellitory, and lichwort. • (n.) A composite plant (Anacyclus Pyrethrum) of the Mediterranean region, having f...
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pellitory

<botany> The common name of the several species of the genus Parietaria, low, harmless weeds of the Nettle family; also called wall pellitory, and lichwort. ... Parietaria officinalis is common on old walls in Europe; P.Pennsylvanica is found in the United States; and six or seven more species are found near the Mediterranean, or in the Orien...
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pellitory

(from the article `Urticaceae`) ...nettle tree, Laportea moroides, is cultivated for its raspberry-like flower clusters. Pilea, a genus of creeping plants that includes the ...
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pellitory

Anacyclus pyrethrum noun small Mediterranean plant containing a volatile oil once used to relieve toothache
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Pellitory

Pel'li·to·ry noun [ Middle English paritorie , Old French paritoire , French pariétaire ; (cf. Italian & Spanish parietaria ), Latin parietaria the parietary, or pellitory, the wall plant, from parietarus belonging to the walls, from paries , pa...
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pellitory

[n] - small Mediterranean plant containing a volatile oil once used to relieve toothache
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