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part of speech: noun

The plant all heal, the root of which is used in medicine.

part of speech: noun

A plant, most of whose species are very ornamental in flower- borders, and which have stimulant and aromatic qualities.

part of speech: noun

A drug with a strong, peculiar odor, obtained from the root of a plant, and used as a mild stimulant or tonic; the plant, or its root, from which this drug is obtained; any one of several other species of this plant.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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