Brownwort
Brownwort Brown"wort`, n. (Bot.) A species of figwort or {Scrophularia} ({Scrophularia vernalis}), and other species of the same genus, mostly perennials with inconspicuous coarse flowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • Scrophularia vernalis — Brownwort Brown wort , n. (Bot.) A species of figwort or {Scrophularia} ({Scrophularia vernalis}), and other species of the same genus, mostly perennials with inconspicuous coarse flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Figwort — Fig wort , n. (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants ({Scrophularia}), mostly found in the north temperate zones. See {Brownwort}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • List of wort plants — This is an alphabetical listing of wort plants, meaning plants that employ the syllable wort in their English language common names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary s Ask Oxford site, A word with the suffix wort is often very old. The… …   Wikipedia

  • brúwyrt — f ( e/ e) brownwort, water betony, wood betony …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • γαλήοψις — γαληόψις brownwort fem nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • geli-, glī- —     geli , glī     English meaning: mouse     Deutsche Übersetzung: “Maus under likewise”     Material: O.Ind. girí ḥ, girikü f. “ mouse “ (Lex.); Gk. γαλέη (*gelei̯ ü, originally “ the murine “?) “weasel, marten”, from which borrowed Lat.… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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