Meaning of horse gentian

horse' gen"tian

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any weedy North American plant of the genus Triosteum, of the honeysuckle family, esp. T. perfoliatum, having stalkless leaves and purplish-brown flowers and bearing orange fruits. Also called
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