masterwort

masterwort

[mas-ter-wurt, -wawrt, mah-ster-]
noun
a European plant, Astrantia major, of the parsley family, having pinkish-rose or white flower clusters with purplish bracts beneath.

Origin:
1540–50; master + wort2

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