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Bitterwort \Bit"ter*wort`\, n. (Bot.) The yellow gentian ( Gentiana lutea), which has a very bitter taste.


n. The (vern: great yellow gentian) ((taxlink Gentiana lutea species noshow=1)), which has a very bitter taste.

Usage examples of "bitterwort".

One would spoon a tiny bit of plum sauce onto a leaf, add a minute quantity of dried kethna, a morsel of diced leek, a piece of lime, a slice of bitterwort, a sliver of ginger, and a dusting of dried red pepper.