Definition of Lustwort. Meaning of Lustwort. Synonyms of Lustwort

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Definition of Lustwort

Lustwort Lust"wort` n. (Bot.) See Sundew.
Sundew Sun"dew`, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Drosera, low bog plants whose leaves are beset with pediceled glands which secrete a viscid fluid that glitters like dewdrops and attracts and detains insects. After an insect is caught, the glands curve inward like tentacles and the leaf digests it. Called also lustwort.

Meaning of Lustwort from wikipedia

- Sundews have also been used as an aphrodisiac (hence the traditional name lustwort) and to strengthen the heart, as well as to treat sunburn, toothache, and...
- Mertensia, the lungworts. Also, a boraginaceous plant of the genus Pulmonaria. Lustwort - Any plant of the genus Drosera; the sundew. Madderwort - Any plant of...