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belly-ache plant

[from its use as a remedy] n. a plant, Aloe vera: 1978 Aloe vera . . . brought to south Florida by early settlers from the Bahamas . . . was given the name of "Belly Ache" plant (Higgs 3). = ALOES, HEALING PLANT, PAIN-A-BELLY BUSH

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-06 13:43
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.3

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