cow herb

cowherb

[kou-urb, -hurb]
noun
a plant, Vaccaria pyramidata, of the pink family, native to Europe, having clusters of pink flowers.

Origin:
1855–60; cow1 + herb

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cowherb (ˈkaʊˌhɜːb)
 
n
See also soapwort a European caryophyllaceous plant, Saponaria vaccaria, having clusters of pink flowers: a weed in the US

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