Elderwort
Elderwort El"der*wort`, n. (Bot.) Danewort. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dane's weed — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dane's-blood — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daneweed — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sambucus Ebulus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

  • ellenwyrt — f ( e/ e) elderwort, dwarf elder …   Old to modern English dictionary

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