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(T. erectum) A member of the lily family; purported value as antiseptic and astringent; used historically in wound care.
Synonym(s): beth root, coughroot, jew's harp plant, stinking benjamin.
[L., fr. tri-, three, threefold]
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The Schools that champions the quiz competition included; Community Secondary School, Umuoba-Anam coming third, Bubendoff Memorial Secondary, Adazi Nnukwu coming second position and Beth Roots Secondary School Onitsha emerges first position.
The winning school in the quiz competition was Beth Roots Secondary School, Onitsha; followed by Bubendoff Memorial Secondary School, Adazi Nnukwu, in second position; and the Community Secondary School, Umuoba-Anam, in third position.