Eupatorium

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Eupatorium large genus of chiefly tropical herbs having heads of white or purplish flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eupatorium (Bot) A genus of perennial, composite herbs including hemp agrimony, boneset, throughwort, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Eupator, king of Pontus, said to have used it as a medicine

Usage

In literature:

WHITE SNAKEROOT (EUPATORIUM URTICAEFOLIUM).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Eupatorium is not, I think, extensively cultivated in the garden.
"A Garden with House Attached" by Sarah Warner Brooks
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In news:

Gregg's Blue Mist Flower (Eupatorium, Conoclinium greggii).
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