Definition of St peter's wort
1. Noun. European perennial St John's wort; Ireland and France to western Siberia.
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Literary usage of St peter's wort
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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"ST. PETER S-WORT, J "' SAINT'S-BELL, s. The small bell which called to religious service. SAIRY, adj. Poor ; sorry. North. ..."
2. Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by Angus Duncan Webster (1893)
"Coral Berry, Common St. Peter"s Wort. North America. 1730. This is readily distinguished by its showy and freely-produced coral berries ..."
3. The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates by George Palmer Putnam (1851)
"... the musk, Italy Rose, the Provence, Flanders - Rose, sweet-scented guelder, from irica, be- \<m Rosemary, south of Europe St. Peter s wort. ..."
4. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"... Crux Andrea, W. ST. PETER S-WORT, j As^frum multicaule> ^ Collected in pine land soils; St. John's; vicinity of Charleston ; Newbern. Fl. July. ..."