Pegroots
Pegroots Peg"roots` (p[e^]g"r[=oo]ts`), n. Same as {Setterwort}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pegroots — Setterwort Set ter*wort , n. (Bot.) The bear s foot ({Helleborus f[oe]tidus}); so called because the root was used in settering, or inserting setons into the dewlaps of cattle. Called also {pegroots}. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helleborus foetidus — Setterwort Set ter*wort , n. (Bot.) The bear s foot ({Helleborus f[oe]tidus}); so called because the root was used in settering, or inserting setons into the dewlaps of cattle. Called also {pegroots}. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Setterwort — Set ter*wort , n. (Bot.) The bear s foot ({Helleborus f[oe]tidus}); so called because the root was used in settering, or inserting setons into the dewlaps of cattle. Called also {pegroots}. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • List of wort plants — This is an alphabetical listing of wort plants, meaning plants that employ the syllable wort in their English language common names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary s Ask Oxford site, A word with the suffix wort is often very old. The… …   Wikipedia

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