yarrow

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a yarrow plant Achillea millefolium

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From Middle English yarowe, yarwe, from Old English ġearwe. Cognate with Dutch gerw (yarrow), (probably) German Schafgarbe.

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yarrow (usually uncountable, plural yarrows)

  1. any of several pungent Eurasian and North American herbs, of the genus Achillea, used in traditional herbal medicine
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yarrow (plural yarrows)

  1. (UK) The green woodpecker, Picus viridis.

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