herb-bennet

herb bennet

noun
a European plant, Geum urbanum, of the rose family, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, astringent root.

Origin:
1775–85

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

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