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ribwort

Syllabification: rib·wort
Pronunciation: /ˈribˌwərt, -ˌwôrt
 
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(also ribwort plantain)

Definition of ribwort in English:

noun

A Eurasian plantain with erect ribbed leaves and a rounded flower spike, well established as a weed in North America.
  • Plantago lanceolata, family Plantaginaceae

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