yarrow

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a yarrow plant Achillea millefolium

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From Middle English yarowe, yarwe, from Old English ġearwe, from Proto-Germanic *garwō. Cognate with Dutch gerw ‎(yarrow) and German (Schaf-)garbe.

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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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Green woodpecker, Picus viridis

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yarrow ‎(plural yarrows)

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

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