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  n. a plant, Priva lappulacea, used medicinally: 1920 (Britton 367). 1905 One of the plants, which is boiled and the decoction used for the dressing of wounds, is called "cat- tongue" by the natives (Shattuck 414). Das one hush and the leaf broad. It look like cat tongue. They 's call it cat-tongue (Cat). (Black)


Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-31 23:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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