Goutwort
Goutweed Gout"weed`, Goutwort Gout"wort` . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); -- called also {bishop's weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb gerard}. [1913 Webster]

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  • goutwort — goutˈweed or goutˈwort noun An umbelliferous weed (Aegopodium podagraria), long supposed to be good for gout, also called bishˈop( s)weed or goatˈweed • • • Main Entry: ↑gout …   Useful english dictionary

  • AEgopodium Podagraria — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashweed — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bishop's weed — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goutweed — Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb gerard}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herb gerard — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   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

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