Definition of Thoroughworts

1. Noun. (plural of thoroughwort) ¹



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Definition of Thoroughworts

1. thoroughwort [n] - See also: thoroughwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoroughworts

thoroughfare
thoroughfares
thoroughgo
thoroughgoing
thoroughgoing(a)
thoroughly
thoroughness
thoroughnesses
thoroughpaced
thoroughpin
thoroughpins
thoroughs
thoroughstitch
thoroughwax
thoroughwort
thoroughworts (current term)
thorow
thorowly
thorp
thorpes
thorps
thors
thort
thortveitite
thortveitites
thorutite
thorybism
those
those ones
those who can't do, teach

Literary usage of Thoroughworts

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"... herbs of moist soil with willow-shaped leaves and purplish small heads, arranged in flat-topped clusters; also the thoroughworts, distinguished from the ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"... which in outward appearance they much resemble, by the pappus. In thoroughworts this is composed of numerous slender bristles, ..."

3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"... and the thoroughworts, red and white, begin (?) to show their colors. Notwithstanding the rain, some children still pursue their blackberrying on the . ..."

4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"... pearly everlasting, is out; and the thoroughworts, red and white, begin (?) to show their colors. Notwithstanding the rain, some children still pursue ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"By using hay containing wild asters, thoroughworts, blazing star, goldenrod, perennial sunflowers, and the like, for mulching young plantations, ..."

6. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... or thoroughworts, a genus of stout, weedy, erect perennials, bearing discoid flower-heads in loose corymbs and blooming near the close of summer. ..."

7. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"... been discovered in South America which produces a considerable quantity of saccharine matter. It is one of the thoroughworts and is known as Eupatorium ..."

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