honewort

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hone +‎ wort, from hone (a swelling).

Noun[edit]

honewort (plural honeworts)

  1. Either of two plants of the family Umbelliferae
    1. A perennial plant, Cryptotaenia canadensis, sometimes cultivated as a vegetable
    2. A small European plant, Trinia glauca, once thought to be a remedy for swellings