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spurge / spərj/ • n. a herbaceous plant or shrub (genus Euphorbia, family Euphorbiaceae) with milky latex and very small typically greenish flowers. Many kinds are cultivated as ornamentals and some are of commercial importance.

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spurge

spurge plant of the genus Euphorbia, species of which have been used as purgatives. Aphetic — OF. espurge (mod. épurge), f. espurgier purge :- L. expurgāre; see EX-1, PURGE
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spurge

spurgeconverge, dirge, diverge, emerge, merge, purge, scourge, serge, splurge, spurge, submerge, surge, urge, verge •demiurge • upsurge • dramaturge •thaumaturge

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