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- n. A European dwarf version of the elder, Sambucus ebulus, that has a bad smell
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fetid European species of elder (Sambucus Ebulus); dwarf elder; wallwort; elderwort; -- called also Daneweed, Dane's weed, and Dane's-blood. [Said to grow on spots where battles were fought against the Danes.]
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of Sambucus Ebulus, the dwarf elder of Europe. See danesblood.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor
Traditionally believed to grow on battlegrounds of the Danes. (Wiktionary)