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The dried ripe fruit of Chenopodium ambrosoides (family Chenopodiaceae), American wormwood, from which a volatile oil is distilled and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
[G. chēn, goose, + pous (pod-), foot]
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Jesuits,Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1540.
Jesuit tea - tea used by Indians for centuries; first cultivated by the Jesuits in their Paraguayan missions. Synonym(s): chenopodium
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