Definición de swallowwort en inglés:

swallowwort

Silabificación: swal·low·wort
Pronunciación: /ˈswälōwərt, -ˌwôrt
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A plant of the milkweed family, the follicles of which suggest a swallow with outstretched wings, often becoming a weed.
    • Several species in the family Asclepiadaceae, in particular the black swallowwort (Cynanchum (or Vincetoxicum) nigrum)
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Black swallow-wort is difficult to control and has been noted to invade prairie areas.
    • Research shows that the butterfly will cue into black swallow-wort and lay eggs, but the larvae do not survive.
    • Where found in Wisconsin, black swallow-wort has spread widely, creating rapidly growing mats of tangled vines.
  • 2chiefly British The greater celandine, formerly believed to be used by swallows to restore their sight.

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