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 gerard}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Herb Gerard — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herb gerard — jəˈrärd, ˈjeˌrärd noun (plural herbs gerard or herb gerards) Usage: usually capitalized G Etymology: translation of Medieval Latin or New Latin herba (Sancti) Gerardi, after Gerardus (St. Gerard) died 1120 founder of the Knights of St. John :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • herb-Gerard — paprastoji garšva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Aegopodium podagraria), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aegopodium podagraria angl. ashweed; bishop s weed; goutweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • herb Gerard — /hɜb ˈdʒɛrəd/ (say herb jeruhd) noun → ground elder. {translation of New Latin or Medieval Latin herba (Sancti) Gerardi St. Gerard s herb} …   Australian English dictionary

  • herb Gerard — [ dʒɛrα:d] noun ground elder, which was formerly used to treat gout. Origin C16: named after St Gerard of Toul …   English new terms dictionary

  • Herb — ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb bennet — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb Christopher — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb grace — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb Margaret — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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