Meaning of swallowwort

swal•low•wort

Pronunciation: (swol'ō-wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. celandine (def. 1).
  2. any of several plants of the milkweed family, esp. a climbing vine, Cynanchum nigrumnative to Europe, having small, brownish flowers.
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