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Definition(s):

  • (n) North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit

Usage(s):

  • The pills, compounded chiefly of podophyllin (resin of dried root of the mayapple plant) and aloes (dried juice of the aloe plant), still do not stimulate liver bile, said the .

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  • The reader's eye

    Name : Christopher Flynn Hometown: Beverly Description: "I was taking my dog out for a walk this morning when I noticed the beaded up raindrops on the leaves of the mayapple plants in my garden. I found the pattern and contrast very interesting. "Sha
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salem News

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