Definition of Louseworts

1. Noun. (plural of lousewort) ¹



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Definition of Louseworts

1. lousewort [n] - See also: lousewort

Lexicographical Neighbors of Louseworts

louris
lours
loury
lous
louse-borne typhus
louse around
louse flies
louse fly
louse up
louseborne
loused
louselike
louses
lousewort
louseworts (current term)
lousicide
lousicides
lousier
lousiest
lousily
lousiness
lousinesses
lousing
lousy
lousy evil
lout
louted
louting
loutish

Literary usage of Louseworts

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

1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Unlike the species of Cow-wheat, Yellow-rattle, and Eyebright, however, nearly all the louseworts are perennial, and accordingly differ from them also in ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The cow-wheats, louseworts, yellow-rattles and ... colors—white in the cow-wheat, yellow in the rattlebox, cream colored in the louseworts, and lilac ..."

3. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"The cow-wheats, louseworts, yellow-rattles and ... yellow in the rattlebox, cream colored in the louseworts, and lilac or purplish in the eyebright. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"They have the name louseworts (qv) because of an old belief that they produce a lousy disease in sheep. Their acridity renders them obnoxious to sheep; ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"THE chief features of this remarkably insular flora are the absence of willows, sedges, the heath family, the mountain sorrel, the dandelion, the louseworts ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1878)
"... silènes, and louseworts, are equally superior to the allied species of the plains. Again, Dr. Müller has discovered that when there are showy and ..."

7. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1877)
"worts, silenes, and louseworts are equally superior to the allied species of the plains. Again, Dr. Müller has discovered that when there are showy and ..."

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