Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of Sambucus Ebulus, the dwarf elder of Europe. See danesblood.
- n. A European dwarf version of the elder, Sambucus ebulus, that has a bad smell
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) 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.]
- n. dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor
- Traditionally believed to grow on battlegrounds of the Danes. (Wiktionary)
“The Three-pronged Osmia (O. tridentata, DUF. and PER.) creates a home of her own, digging herself a channel with her mandibles in dry bramble and sometimes in danewort.”
“Pariétaire,' the name of a common little vine, the English danewort.”
“_Sambucus ebulus_, dwarf elder, walwort, or danewort -- among the rubbish and ruined foundations of the Priory.”
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I have in mind the worts associated with a green thumb rather than a green beer - but as you can see by the name, I'll accept anything you have to offer.
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