herb bennet


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herb bennet

n.
A hairy Eurasian plant (Geum urbanum) in the rose family, having small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally.

[Middle English herbe benet, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta : Latin herba, herb + Latin benedicta, feminine past participle of benedīcere, to bless; see benediction.]

herb bennet

n
(Plants) a Eurasian and N African rosaceous plant, Geum urbanum, with yellow flowers. Also called: wood avens or bennet
[C13: herbe beneit, from Old French herbe benoite, literally: blessed herb, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta]
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Noun1.herb bennet - hairy Eurasian plant with small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinallyherb bennet - hairy Eurasian plant with small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally
avens - any of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers