buckbean

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EtymologyEdit

Corruption of bogbean.

NounEdit

buckbean (countable and uncountable, plural buckbeans)

  1. Menyanthes trifoliata, a plant with racemes of white or reddish flowers and intensely bitter leaves, sometimes used in medicine.
    Synonyms: bogbean, bog-bean, bog bean; marsh trefoil

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