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 for Betony
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Betony \Bet"o*ny\, n.; pl. Betonies. [OE. betony, betany, F.
     betoine, fr. L. betonica, vettonica.] (Bot.)
     A plant of the genus Betonica (Linn.).
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The purple or wood betony ({Betonica officinalis,
           Linn.) is common in Europe, being formerly used in
           medicine, and (according to Loudon) in dyeing wool a
           yellow color.
           [1913 Webster]

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