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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loosestrifenoun

    any of numerous herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lythrum

  2. loosestrifenoun

    any of various herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lysimachia


  1. loosestrifenoun

    any of several flowering plants of two different genera, Lythrum (purple loosestrife) or Lysimachia (yellow loosestrife)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loosestrifenoun

    the name of several species of plants of the genus Lysimachia, having small star-shaped flowers, usually of a yellow color

  2. Loosestrifenoun

    any species of the genus Lythrum, having purple, or, in some species, crimson flowers

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Loosestrife

    lōōs′strīf, n. the popular name for a plant of the natural order Lythraceæ (q.v.).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loosestrife in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loosestrife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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