gromwell

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Etymology[edit]

Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all probably from French; compare Welsh cromandi.

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Noun[edit]

gromwell (plural gromwells)

  1. Lithospermum arvense, a plant of the genus Lithospermum anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of kidney stones.

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