herb bennet

noun
hairy Eurasian plant with small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally
Hypernyms: ↑avens

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\\-ˈbenə̇t\ noun (plural herbs bennet or herb bennets)
Etymology: Middle English herbe beneit, from Middle French herbe beneite, herbe benoite, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta, literally, blessed herb
: a European herb (Geum urbanum) with pinnatifid leaves and yellow flowers

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a European plant, Geum urbanum, of the rose family, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, astringent root.
[1775-85]

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herb bennet noun
(L herba benedicta blessed herb) avens
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Main Entry:herb

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herb bennet,
a common European plant of the rose family, with yellow flowers and an aromatic root.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Herb bennet — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herb-bennet — geltonoji žiognagė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Geum urbanum), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), šakniastiebiai naudojami kaip… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • herb bennet — /hɜb ˈbɛnət/ (say herb benuht) noun 1. a perennial herb, Geum urbanum, family Rosaceae, of Europe and western Asia, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, tonic astringent root; geum. 2. any other geum. Also, bennet. {Middle English herbe beneit …   Australian English dictionary

  • herb bennet — noun another term for wood avens. Origin ME: from OFr. herbe beneite, from med. L. herba benedicta blessed herb (appar. first applied to a plant thought to ward off the Devil) …   English new terms dictionary

  • herb bennet — a European plant, Geum urbanum, of the rose family, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, astringent root. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • herb bennet — noun The common avens (Geum urbanum) …   Wiktionary

  • Herb — ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb Christopher — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb Gerard — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herb grace — Herb Herb ([ e]rb or h[ e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh food, pasture, fe rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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