<botany> A perennial plant (Pyrethrum, or Chrysanthemum, Parthenium) allied to camomile, having finely divided leaves and white blossoms; so named from its supposed febrifugal qualities.

Origin: AS. Feferfuge, fr. L. Febrifugia. See fever, Fugitive, and cf. Febrifuge.

(01 Mar 1998)

FEV, fever, fever blister, fever blisters < Prev | Next > fever, five-day, feverish, feverish urine

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