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Sneezewort \Sneeze"wort`\, n. (Bot.) A European herbaceous plant ( Achillea Ptarmica) allied to the yarrow, having a strong, pungent smell.


n. (taxlink Achillea ptarmica species noshow=1), a hardy flowering plant, poisonous to cattle, sheep and horses, but with various herbal applications in humans.


n. Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long gray-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered [syn: sneezeweed yarrow, Achillea ptarmica]

Usage examples of "sneezewort".

Wear servant's livery I'll filch for you, snoutmask like you're sneezewort allergic, weapon under cloak.

Dandelions bred promiscuously amid the select gath­erings of their betters–knapweed, butterbur and sneezewort yarrow.