birthwort birthwort

Definition(s):

  • (n) creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America

Usage(s):

  • The highly toxic herb is likely to be present in a host of botanicals, including Dutchman's pipe, guan mu ton, heart snake root and birthwort.
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