stavesacre


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stavesacre

(stāvz′ā′kər)
n.
1. A delphinium (Delphinium staphisagria) of southern Europe, having purple or blue flowers.
2. The poisonous seeds of this plant, formerly used medicinally especially to kill external parasites such as lice.
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* Staphysagria (Stavesacre): Honeymoon cystitis (bladder infection after sexual activity).