Definition for PEL'LI-TO-RY

PEL'LI-TO-RY, n. [Sp. pelitre; corrupted perhaps from L. parietaria, the wall plant, from paries.]

The name of several plants of different genera. The pellitory of the wall or common pellitory is of the genus Parietaria; the bastard pellitory of the genus Achillea and the pellitory of Spain is the Anthemis pyrethrum. – Lee. Parr.

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