Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The crosswort, Galium cruciata.
- n. A plant of the genus Cerinthe, of the natural order Boraginaceæ. C. major is a small European annual. The rough honeywort is C. aspera. It grows about a foot high, and has oval, stem-clasping, bluish-green leaves, with white rough dots, and racemes of purplish flowers, which secrete much honey.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A European plant of the genus Cerinthe, whose flowers are very attractive to bees.
- honey + wort (Wiktionary)
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