cancerweed
cancerweed cancerweed n. a sage of eastern U. S. ({Salvia lyrata}).

Syn: cancer weed. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cancerweed — noun sage of eastern United States • Syn: ↑cancer weed, ↑Salvia lyrata • Hypernyms: ↑sage, ↑salvia * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from its use in folk medicine as a cancer remedy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salvia lyrata — cancerweed cancerweed n. a sage of eastern U. S. ({Salvia lyrata}). Syn: cancer weed. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cancer weed — noun sage of eastern United States • Syn: ↑cancerweed, ↑Salvia lyrata • Hypernyms: ↑sage, ↑salvia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salvia lyrata — noun sage of eastern United States • Syn: ↑cancerweed, ↑cancer weed • Hypernyms: ↑sage, ↑salvia …   Useful english dictionary

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