rib wort

ribwort

[rib-wurt, -wawrt]

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English. See rib1, wort2

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ribwort (ˈrɪbˌwɜːt)
 
n
See also plantain Also called: ribgrass a Eurasian plant, Plantago lanceolata, that has lancelike ribbed leaves, which form a rosette close to the ground, and a dense spike of small white flowers: family Plantaginaceae

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