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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flowers formerly used to treat sore larynxes.

Usage examples (5)
  • It seems throatwort is not alone in the pretty flower-ugly name game.
  • Like many plants, throatwort was believed to have healing properties, in particular with sore throats.
  • To divine the meaning of throatwort, I went back to where Florigraphy (literally, "the language of flowers") was at its peak in popularity.
  • I chose throatwort for a reason -- it's a pretty flower, looks a little like broccoli, only a few people in the wholesale industry know much about it, and it's not very... for more
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