Woundwort
Woundwort Wound"wort`, n. (Bot.) Any one of certain plants whose soft, downy leaves have been used for dressing wounds, as the kidney vetch, and several species of the labiate genus {Stachys}. [1913 Webster]

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  • woundwort — [wo͞ond′wʉrt΄] n. [ WOUND1 + WORT2] any of various plants, esp. betony, formerly used in dressing wounds …   English World dictionary

  • woundwort — noun Any of several plants of the genus Stachys, including the hedge woundwort and the marsh woundwort. Formerly often used in poultices for wounds …   Wiktionary

  • woundwort — pelkinė notra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Stachys palustris), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stachys palustris angl. hedge nettle; marsh betony; marsh woundwort; woundwort… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • woundwort — /woohnd werrt , wawrt /, n. 1. any of several plants of the genus Stachys, belonging to the mint family, esp. S. palustris, having hairy stems and leaves and whorled clusters of small, reddish flowers. 2. See kidney vetch. [1540 50; WOUND1 +… …   Universalium

  • woundwort — noun a hairy purple flowered plant resembling a dead nettle, formerly used in the treatment of wounds. [Genus Stachys: several species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • woundwort — /ˈwundwɜt/ (say woohndwert) noun any of several herbs of the genus Stachys, the soft leaves of which have been used to dress wounds. {wound1 + wort2} II. /woʊv / (say wohv) verb a past tense and past participle of weave2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • woundwort — n. any of various plants esp. of the genus Stachys, formerly supposed to have healing properties …   Useful english dictionary

  • General Woundwort — is a fictional character in the Richard Adams novel Watership Down . He was the hard, brutally efficient Chief Rabbit of Efrafa.Woundwort in the NovelOrphaned at a young age when his mother was killed by a weasel, and after his careless father… …   Wikipedia

  • marsh woundwort — pelkinė notra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Stachys palustris), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stachys palustris angl. hedge nettle; marsh betony; marsh woundwort; woundwort… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • soldiers woundwort — paprastoji kraujažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Achillea millefolium), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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