Gout-weed

goutweed

[gout-weed]
noun
a fast-spreading weed, Aegopodium podagraria, of the parsley family, native to Eurasia, having umbels of white flowers.
Also called bishop's-weed.


Origin:
1770–80; gout + weed1

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goutweed (ˈɡaʊtˌwiːd)
 
n
bishop's weed, ground elder, Also called: herb Gerard a widely naturalized Eurasian umbelliferous plant, Aegopodium podagraria, with white flowers and creeping underground stems

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