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

  Starwort \Star"wort`\ (st[aum]r"w[^u]rt`), n. (Bot.)
     (a) Any plant of the genus Aster. See Aster.
     (b) A small plant of the genus Stellaria, having
         star-shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. --Gray.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Water+starwort,+an+aquatic+plant+({Callitriche+verna">Water starwort, an aquatic plant ({Callitriche verna)
        having some resemblance to chickweed.
  
     Yellow starwort, a plant of the genus Inula; elecampane.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  starwort
      n 1: low-growing north temperate herb having small white star-
           shaped flowers; named for its alleged ability to ease sharp
           pains in the side [syn: stitchwort, greater stitchwort,
           starwort, Stellaria holostea]

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