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drop·wort

 (drŏp′wôrt′, -wûrt′)
n.
A Eurasian plant (Filipendula vulgaris syn. F. hexapetala) in the rose family, having finely divided leaflets and clusters of small white flowers.

dropwort

(ˈdrɒpˌwɜːt)
n
1. (Plants) a Eurasian rosaceous plant, Filipendula vulgaris, with finely divided leaves and clusters of white or reddish flowers. See also meadowsweet1
2. (Plants) water dropwort any of several umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Oenanthe, with umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers

drop•wort

(ˈdrɒpˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
a European plant, Filipendula vulgaris, of the rose family, bearing small scentless white or reddish flowers.
[1530–40]
Translations
knoldet mjødurt
brudbröd
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The palaeoecological analysis indicates that aquatic plants such as water-crowfoot, water dropwort, bur-reed, floating pondweed, sedge and rushes also grew there (Larsson & Lageras 2014).
Hemlock water dropwort Oenanthe crocata Hemlock became the most notorious poison plant when it killed Greek philosopher Socrates in 399BC.