woundwort(redirected from woundworts)
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1. See betony.
2. Any of several plants formerly used to treat wounds.
1. (Plants) any of various plants of the genus Stachys, such as S. arvensis (field woundwort), having purple, scarlet, yellow, or white flowers and formerly used for dressing wounds: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
2. (Plants) any of various other plants used in this way