Definition of Thoroughwort

1. Noun. Perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine.

Exact synonyms: Agueweed, Boneset, Eupatorium Perfoliatum
Group relationships: Eupatorium, Genus Eupatorium
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Definition of Thoroughwort

1. n. Same as Boneset.

Definition of Thoroughwort

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Eupatorium. ¹

2. Noun. The common boneset. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thoroughwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoroughwort

thoroughest
thoroughfare
thoroughfares
thoroughgo
thoroughgoing
thoroughgoing(a)
thoroughly
thoroughness
thoroughnesses
thoroughpaced
thoroughpin
thoroughpins
thoroughs
thoroughstitch
thoroughwax
thoroughwort (current term)
thoroughworts
thorow
thorowly
thorp
thorpes
thorps
thors
thort
thortveitite
thortveitites
thorutite
thorybism
those
those ones

Literary usage of Thoroughwort

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1. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"thoroughwort Bitters. Make a strong tea of thoroughwort; strain it; when cool, put to two quarts of it half a pint of French brandy, the peel of two or ..."

2. The American Housewife: Containing the Most Valuable and Original Receipts by Experienced lady (1841)
"thoroughwort Bitters. Make a strong tea of the thoroughwort—strain it, and when cool, put to a couple of quarts of it half a pint of French brandy, ..."

3. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Boneset or thoroughwort. After Britton and while others, at home Brown, in the open, produce leaves that are slender or ..."

4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"TORREY'S thoroughwort. (Man. p. 922; IF /.3620.) In dry soil, Pa. to NC, Ky., ... VERVAIN thoroughwort. ( Man. p. 923 ; IF f. 3624. ) In moist soil, Mass, ..."

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