Water-withe
Water-withe Wa"ter-withe`, n. (Bot.) A vinelike plant ({Vitis Carib[ae]a}) growing in parched districts in the West Indies, and containing a great amount of sap which is sometimes used for quenching thirst. [1913 Webster]

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