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Easter-ledges

  

      n  
1    functioning as sing      another name for       bistort       1  
2      (Northern English)  
dialect   a pudding made from the young leaves of the bistort  
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bistort  
      n  
1      (Also called)    snakeroot, snakeweed, Easter-ledges          a Eurasian polygonaceous plant, Polygonum bistorta, having leaf stipules fused to form a tube around the stem and a spike of small pink flowers  
2      (Also called)    snakeroot   a related plant, Polygonum bistortoides, of W North America, with oval clusters of pink or white flowers  
3    any of several other plants of the genus Polygonum  
     (C16: from French bistorte, from Latin bis twice + tortus from torquere to twist)  

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