baldmoney

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English[edit]

Baldmoney

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Etymology[edit]

Apparently a corruption of Latin valdē bona ‎(very good) (a plant mentioned in Leonhart Fuchs's Great Herbal). Earliest forms seem to come from an intermediate, unattested French form baudemoine and by analogy to the plant name agrimony.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔːldˌmʌni/

Noun[edit]

baldmoney ‎(uncountable)

  1. Meum athamanticum, an ornamental plant in the Apiaceae family.
  2. Gentian

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