bishop's weed

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bishop's weed

n.
1. See goutweed.
2. A chiefly Mediterranean annual plant (Ammi majus) in the parsley family, grown as a source of psoralen compounds used in medicine and as an ornamental for its compound umbels of small white flowers.
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bishop's weed

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bishopweed

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(Plants) another name for goutweed
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Mr Taylor explained that wild food is very seasonal, so the group was limited to trying mostly leafy herbs such as ground elder, otherwise known as bishopweed.