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ˈfi vərˌfyufever·few

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium, Chrysanthemum parthenium(noun)

    bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


  1. feverfew(Noun)

    A European aromatic perennial herb, Tanacetum parthenium (or Chrysanthemum parthenium or Pyrethrum parthenium), having daisy-like flowers; valued as a traditional medicine especially for headaches

    Etymology: Through fevrefue, from febrifugia, from febris + fugo. The latter part of the word was changed to "few" due to unfamiliarity with the element -fuge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feverfew(noun)

    a perennial plant (Pyrethrum, / Chrysanthemum, Parthenium) allied to camomile, having finely divided leaves and white blossoms; -- so named from its supposed febrifugal qualities

    Etymology: [AS. feferfuge, fr. L. febrifugia. See fever, Fugitive, and cf. Febrifuge.]


  1. Feverfew

    Feverfew is a traditional medicinal herb which is found in many old gardens, and is also occasionally grown for ornament. The plant grows into a small bush up to around 46 cm high with citrus-scented leaves, and is covered by flowers reminiscent of daisies. It spreads rapidly, and they will cover a wide area after a few years. It is also commonly seen in the literature by its synonyms, Chrysanthemum parthenium and Pyrethrum parthenium. It is also sometimes referred to as bachelor's buttons or featherfew.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feverfew in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feverfew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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