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viper's grass

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Definition of viper's grass in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Scorzonera, the juice of which was formerly believed to be a remedy for snake bites.
Example sentences
  • There are also bushes and small trees and tough flowers like pheasant's eye and viper's grass.
  • In 1630 an old soldier applied for a license to sell a concoction of water, cinnamon, viper's grass, and anise.

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