kidneywort
Navelwort Na"vel*wort`, n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ({Cotyledon umbilicus}), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; -- also called {pennywort}, and {kidneywort}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Kidneywort — Kid ney*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) A kind of saxifrage {(Saxifrage stellaris)}. (b) The navelwort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kidneywort — /kid nee werrt , wawrt /, n. the navelwort, Umbilicus rupestris, of the stonecrop family, having drooping yellowish green flowers. [1630 40; KIDNEY + WORT2, from its use in treating kidney ailments] * * * …   Universalium

  • kidneywort — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from the use of such plants to cure kidney diseases 1. : navelwort 1 2. : star saxifrage 3. : coyote brush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saxifrage stellaris — Kidneywort Kid ney*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) A kind of saxifrage {(Saxifrage stellaris)}. (b) The navelwort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cotyledon umbilicus — Navelwort Na vel*wort , n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ({Cotyledon umbilicus}), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; also called {pennywort}, and {kidneywort}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Navelwort — Na vel*wort , n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ({Cotyledon umbilicus}), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; also called {pennywort}, and {kidneywort}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pennywort — Navelwort Na vel*wort , n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ({Cotyledon umbilicus}), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; also called {pennywort}, and {kidneywort}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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