Definition of Milkworts

1. Noun. (plural of milkwort) ¹



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Definition of Milkworts

1. milkwort [n] - See also: milkwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milkworts

milkvetches
milkwagon
milkweed
milkweed bug
milkweed bugs
milkweed family
milkweeds
milkwhite
milkwoman
milkwomen
milkwood
milkwoods
milkwort
milkwort family
milkworts (current term)
milky
milky ascites
milky quartz
milky stork
milky storks
milky urine
mill
mill-girl
mill-hand
mill-race
mill-sixpence
mill/kwh
mill about
mill agent

Literary usage of Milkworts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The leaves are made up of three leaflets, and the fruit has a decidedly bitter taste, quite different from that of a true elm fruit. milkworts. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"In the northern States the milkworts are mostly small, ... In the South, particularly throughout the pine barrens, the milkworts are among the most ..."

3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"The hardy milkworts are neat dwarf plants, with flowers much resembling those of the ... Some of the British milkworts, especially P. calcarea and vulgaris, ..."

4. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"And now a sudden burst of candour compels me to burst back upon my own track and make mention of the milkworts. On the principle that if you have nothing ..."

5. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"The hardy milkworts are neat dwarf plants, with flowers much resembling those of the ... Some of the British milkworts, especially P. calcárea and vulgaris, ..."

6. Studies of Plant Life in Canada: Wild Flowers, Flowering Shrubs, and Grasses by Catherine Parr Strickland Traill (1906)
"It belongs to a family of well-known plants called milkworts—low bitter herbs—some of which are ... Several of the milkworts are indigenous to Canada. ..."

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