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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa.

Usage examples (27)
  • Hypericum of Moflong, Swertia stunted, Hemiphragma.
  • · Mix about 10 g of Swertia chirata (whole plant) with 100 g of molasses to make a thick paste.
  • The only plant worth notice on the route, was a species of Swertia; the vegetation being almost precisely the same as in Upper Assam.
  • The vegetation in the snow ravine was rich, and varied in the swardy spots: Ranunculi 2, Swertia 2-3, Gentiana a fine one, Junci, Carices, for more
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