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yar·row

 (yăr′ō)
n.
Any of several plants of the genus Achillea of the composite family, especially A. millefolium, having finely dissected foliage and flat corymbs of usually white flower heads. Also called achillea, milfoil.

[Middle English yarowe, from Old English gearwe.]

yarrow

(ˈjærəʊ)
n
(Plants) any of several plants of the genus Achillea, esp A. millefolium, of Eurasia, having finely dissected leaves and flat clusters of white flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites). Also called: milfoil See also sneezewort
[Old English gearwe; related to Old High German garwa, Dutch gerwe]

yar•row

(ˈyær oʊ)

n.
any composite plant of the genus Achillea, esp. A. millefolium, having fernlike leaves and flat-topped clusters of white-to-yellow flowers.
[before 900; Middle English yar(o)we, Old English gearwe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yarrow - ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white floretsyarrow - ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America
achillea - any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
Translations
røllike
ryllik
krwawnik
röllekaröllika

yarrow

[ˈjærəʊ] Nmilenrama f

yarrow

n (Bot) → (gemeine) Schafgarbe

yarrow

n (bot) milenrama
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