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dropwort,name for several herbs, especially a meadowsweet (see spiraeaspiraea
, any plant of the genus Spiraea, Northern Hemisphere deciduous shrubs of the family Rosaceae (rose family). Most are indigenous to central and E Asia, whence come most of the popular ornamental species, e.g., the bridal wreath (S.
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