Definition of Bugwort

1. n. Bugbane.



Definition of Bugwort

1. Noun. The plant bugbane. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bugwort

1. an insect repelling plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bugwort

1. Bugbane. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bugwort

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bugmail
bugologist
bugology
bugong
bugongs
bugout
bugouts
bugproof
bugs
bugs out
bugseed
bugseeds
bugsha
bugshas
bugwort (current term)
bugworts
buh-bye
buhl
buhlbuhl
buhls
buhlwork
buhlworks
buhr
buhrs
buhrstone
buhrstones
buik
buiks
build

Literary usage of Bugwort

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1. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"C. palmata (Palmate-leaved bugwort.) — This species is about the same in stature as the preceding, but differs markedly from both in all other features. ..."

2. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Francis Mills Turner, Daniel Deronda Berolzheimer, William Parker Cutter, John Helfrich, Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"... Bugbane, bugwort). Derivation: Dried rhizome and roots of Cimicifuga racemosa. Habitat: United States and Canada. ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner Von Marilaun (1902)
"... belonging to the Orchids, of the Buckthorn (Rhamnus pumila, &c.), and of the bugwort (Cimicifuga ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1907)
"... and bugwort. it having been thought that this odor was efficacious in driving away bugs. The flowers do not all open at one time, and thus there may he ..."

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