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spider +‎ wort

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spiderwort (plural spiderworts)

  1. A perennial plant of the Tradescantia genus, found in clumps in woodland and meadow.
    • 2010, Clare Vanderpool, Moon Over Manifest:
      One morning she had me traipsing out at the crack of dawn for prickly poppy, toadflax, spiderwort, and skeleton weed. If that doesn't sound like the makings of a witch's brew, then I'm the queen of England.

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