Yaw-weed
Yaw-weed Yaw"-weed`, n. (Bot.) A low, shrubby, rubiaceous plant ({Morinda Royoc}) growing along the seacoast of the West Indies. It has small, white, odorous flowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • Morinda Royoc — Yaw weed Yaw weed , n. (Bot.) A low, shrubby, rubiaceous plant ({Morinda Royoc}) growing along the seacoast of the West Indies. It has small, white, odorous flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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