Chrysanthemum Parthenium
Pellitory Pel"li*to*ry, n. [Sp. pelitre, fr. L. pyrethrum. See {Bertram}.] (Bot.) (a) A composite plant ({Anacyclus Pyrethrum}) of the Mediterranean region, having finely divided leaves and whitish flowers. The root is the officinal pellitory, and is used as an irritant and sialogogue. Called also {bertram}, and {pellitory of Spain}. (b) The feverfew ({Chrysanthemum Parthenium}); -- so called because it resembles the above. [1913 Webster]

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