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Meaning of RUPTUREWORT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  common prostrate Old World herb often used as a ground cover; formerly reputed to cure ruptures
 

RUPTUREWORT is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: Hernaria glabra
 
 See Also: genus Hernaria, ground cover, groundcover, Hernaria

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rup"ture*wort"\ (?; 135), n. (Bot.)
(a) Same as {Burstwort}.
(b) A West Indian plant ({Alternanthera polygonoides})
    somewhat resembling burstwort.

 

 

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