Spigelia

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Spigelia spī-jē′li-a a genus of plants of the natural order Loganiaceæ, containing the Worm-grass and Carolina-pink, the root—Pink-root—being purgative, narcotic, and poisonous, a powerful vermifuge
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From the Belgian Ad. van der Spiegel (1558-1625).