Definition of Common milkwort

1. Noun. Small European perennial with numerous branches having racemes of blue, pink or white flowers; formerly reputed to promote human lactation.

Exact synonyms: Gand Flower, Polygala Vulgaris
Generic synonyms: Milkwort

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Milkwort

common louse
common lynx
common mackerel
common madia
common maidenhair
common mallow
common man
common marigold
common marmoset
common marmosets
common matrimony vine
common measure
common men
common meter
common migraine
common milkwort (current term)
common minnow
common minnows
common mood
common moonseed
common moonwort
common morel
common morning glory
common mosquito
common mugwort
common mullein
common multiple
common multiples
common murre
common myrtle

Literary usage of Common milkwort

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"One is found plentifully in Britain ; the COMMON' MILKWORT (P. vulgaris], a small perennial plant, growing in dry common milkwort ..."

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