Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The comfrey, Symphytum officinale.
  • n. An English name of the whortleberry, the fruit of Vaccinium Myrtillus.

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Examples

  • He found that he was whistling tunelessly as the endless forests beneath the van slowly changed from blackwort and devilwood to the local conifer-equivalents: iceroot, creeping willow, _hierba_.

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