African swallowwort
Swallowwort Swal"low*wort`, n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; -- also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster]

{African swallowwort}, a plant of the genus Stapelia. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Swallowwort — Swal low*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster] {African swallowwort}, a plant of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white swallowwort — Swallowwort Swal low*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster] {African swallowwort}, a plant of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincetoxicum officinale — Swallowwort Swal low*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster] {African swallowwort}, a plant of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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