Definition of rupturewort in English:

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A small Old World plant of the pink family, which was formerly believed to cure hernias.
  • Herniaria glabra, family Caryophyllaceae.
Example sentences
  • The glabrous rupturewort is an annual or perennial archaeophyte.

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