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pilewort

División en sílabas: pile·wort
Pronunciación: /ˈpīlwərt, -wôrt
 
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Definición de pilewort en inglés:

sustantivo

Another term for lesser celandine (see celandine).
Example sentences
  • Pilewort occurs in most counties of Illinois and is a common plant.
  • The plant used to be known as Pilewort, as it was used to treat haemorrhoids.

Origen

late Middle English: from piles (because of its reputed efficacy against piles) + wort.

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