from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various perennial herbaceous plants of the genus Agrimonia, having pinnately compound leaves and spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers.
- n. Any of several similar or related plants, such as the hemp agrimony.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several perennial herbaceous plants, of the genus Agrimonia, that have spikes of yellow flowers.
- n. Any of several unrelated plants of a similar appearance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants of the Rose family.
- n. The name is also given to various other plants
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The general name of plants of the genus Agrimonia, natural order Rosaceæ, which includes several species of the northern hemisphere and South America.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a plant of the genus Agrimonia having spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers
Middle English, from Old French aigremoine, from Latin agrimōnia (influenced by Old French aigre, sour), alteration of argemōnia, from Greek argemōnē, poppy, possibly from argos, white; see arg- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)