Definition of St peter's wort

1. Noun. European perennial St John's wort; Ireland and France to western Siberia.

Exact synonyms: Hypericum Maculatum, Hypericum Tetrapterum
Generic synonyms: St John's Wort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of St Peter's Wort

St Ignatius' bean
St James's
St James's Palace
St John
St John's Day
St John's Eve
St John's Night
St John's bread
St John's wort
St John's wort family
St Joseph
St Martin's Day
St Mary's
St Mihiel
St Patrick's Day
St Peter's wort
St Valentine's Day
Stachys palustris
Stachys sylvatica
Stader splint
Staderini's nucleus

Literary usage of St peter's wort

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"ST. PETER S-WORT, J "' SAINT'S-BELL, s. The small bell which called to religious service. SAIRY, adj. Poor ; sorry. North. ..."

2. Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by Angus Duncan Webster (1893)
"Coral Berry, Common St. Peter"s Wort. North America. 1730. This is readily distinguished by its showy and freely-produced coral berries ..."

3. The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates by George Palmer Putnam (1851)
"... the musk, Italy Rose, the Provence, Flanders - Rose, sweet-scented guelder, from irica, be- \<m Rosemary, south of Europe St. Peter s wort. ..."

4. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"... Crux Andrea, W. ST. PETER S-WORT, j As^frum multicaule> ^ Collected in pine land soils; St. John's; vicinity of Charleston ; Newbern. Fl. July. ..."

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