What is another word for figwort?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪɡwɔːt] (IPA)

Figwort is a herbaceous plant that belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae. It is commonly found in Europe and North America. Some of the synonyms for Figwort include Scrophularia, Carpenter's square, Square-stemmed figwort, Healers, and Mountain figwort. Scrophularia is derived from the Latin word 'scrofula' which refers to a type of tuberculosis affecting the lymph nodes in the neck. Carpenter's square refers to the shape of the stem of the figwort plant, which is square in shape. The name Healers refers to the healing properties of the plant, which has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Mountain figwort refers to the plant's natural habitat in the mountains.

What are the hypernyms for Figwort?

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What are the hyponyms for Figwort?

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What are the holonyms for Figwort?

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Usage examples for Figwort

They lay eggs, one in a place, upon the leaves of plantain, figwort, gerardia, and related plants generally near the tip of the leaves.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing"
Clarence M. Weed
603 figwort .
"Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure"
William Thomas Fernie
And the figwort is so named in allusion to its curative virtues against piles, when the plant is made into an ointment for outward use, and when the tincture is taken internally.
"Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure"
William Thomas Fernie

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