Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
An annual gentian (Gentianella amarella) having small, lilac to creamy white flowers with fringed corollas.
[Middle English *feldwort, from Old English feldwyrt : feld, field; see field + wyrt, wort; see wort1.]
(Botany) a biennial gentianaceous plant, Gentianella amarella, of Europe and SW China, having purple flowers and rosettes of leaves
[Old English feldwyrt; see field, wort]
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||felwort - gentian of Europe and China having creamy white flowers with fringed corollas|
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis