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Noun: lungwort  'lúng,wurt
  1. An herb of the genus Pulmonaria (P. officinalis), of Europe; so called because the spotted appearance of the leaves resembles that of a diseased lung
  2. Any plant of the genus Mertensia (esp. M. Virginica and M. Sibirica) plants nearly related to Pulmonaria. The American lungwort is Mertensia Virginica, Virginia cowslip

Derived forms: lungworts

Encyclopedia: Lungwort