wood betony
noun Etymology: Middle English betone, from Anglo-French betoine, from Latin vettonica, betonica, from Vettones, an ancient people inhabiting the Iberian Peninsula Date: 1747 a lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis) of eastern North America with yellow or reddish flowers in bracted spikes

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  • Wood betony — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood betony — may refer to: * Pedicularis canadensis in the Orobanchaceae family * Stachys officinalis in the Lamiaceae family …   Wikipedia

  • wood betony — ☆ wood betony n. LOUSEWORT …   English World dictionary

  • wood-betony — kanadinė glindė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Pedicularis canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pedicularis canadensis angl. betony; common lousewort; early lousewort; wood betony… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wood betony — vaistinė notra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Stachys officinalis), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stachys officinalis angl. bishop s wort;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wood betony — wood′ bet ony n. pln a hairy lousewort, Pedicularis canadensis, native to E North America • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • wood betony — 1. the betony, Stachys officinalis. 2. a hairy lousewort, Pedicularis canadensis, native to eastern North America, having deeply lobed leaves and a dense cluster of yellow or red tubular flowers. [1650 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • wood betony — noun 1. : a common betony (Stachys betonica) 2. : a lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis) of eastern No. America with pinnately parted leaves and irregular red or yellowish flowers in bracted spikes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood acid — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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