Sicklewort
Sicklewort Sic"kle*wort`, n. [AS. sicolwyrt.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Coronilla} ({C. scorpioides}); -- so named from its curved pods. (b) The healall ({Brunella vulgaris}). [1913 Webster]

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  • sicklewort — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English sikelwert, from sikel sickle + wert wort more at sickle, wort : a yellow flowered European vetch (Coronilla scorpioides) with curved pods …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brunella vulgaris — Sicklewort Sic kle*wort , n. [AS. sicolwyrt.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Coronilla} ({C. scorpioides}); so named from its curved pods. (b) The healall ({Brunella vulgaris}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C scorpioides — Sicklewort Sic kle*wort , n. [AS. sicolwyrt.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Coronilla} ({C. scorpioides}); so named from its curved pods. (b) The healall ({Brunella vulgaris}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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