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herb bennet

noun
1.
a European plant, Geum urbanum, of the rose family, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, astringent root.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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herb bennet

noun
1.
a Eurasian and N African rosaceous plant, Geum urbanum, with yellow flowers Also called wood avens, bennet
Word Origin
C13: herbe beneit, from Old French herbe benoite, literally: blessed herb, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta
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