Definitions starting with F

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fever bush

[W Car.; cf. BUSH 5 any plant] n. any plant used as a remedy for fever: 1888 The yellow flowers of the fever-plant, which the darkies use to make into tea in cases of fever (Powles 229). (Gen.)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-31 03:55
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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