Definition of toothwort in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθwəːt/

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A Eurasian plant which is parasitic on the roots of hazel and beech, with a thick rhizome bearing rows of tooth-like scales.
  • Lathraea squamaria, family Scrophulariaceae (or Orobanchaceae)

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