Danewort
Danewort Dane"wort`, n. (Bot.) A fetid European species of elder ({Sambucus Ebulus}); dwarf elder; wallwort; elderwort; -- called also {Daneweed}, {Dane's weed}, and {Dane's-blood}.

Note: [Said to grow on spots where battles were fought against the Danes.] [1913 Webster]


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