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Definition of lungwort noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lungwort

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈlʌŋwərt//
     
    , NAmE//ˈlʌŋwɔrt//
     
    , NAmE//ˈlʌŋwɔrt//
     
    [uncountable, countable]
     
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  1. 1a garden plant with pink flowers that turn blue as they get older
  2. 2a type of large lichen that grows on trees
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