Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any plant supposed to heal bruises, such as soapwort or comfrey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant supposed to heal bruises, as the true daisy, the soapwort, and the comfrey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to several plants, as the daisy (Bellis perennis), the soapwort (Saponaria officinalis), etc., from their supposed efficacy in healing bruises.

Etymologies

bruise +‎ wort (Wiktionary)

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