Definitions

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  • n. A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe (Tordylium maximum).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe (Tordylium maximum).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several umbelliferous plants of the genera Tordylium, Seseli, and Bupleurum, especially Tordylium maximum, native of southern Europe and northern Africa, and sparingly found in England. See Tordylium.

Etymologies

hart +‎ wort? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These nouns probably denoted originally a certain plant (compare Syriac תבלא - 'tordylium, hartwort, meadow saxifrage'), whence, with sense enlargement, 'any plant used for seasoning', whence

    Balashon - Hebrew Language Detective

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