from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Eurasian herb (Achillea ptarmica) of the composite family, having aromatic, linear, finely serrate leaves and clusters of white flower heads grouped in corymbs. Also called sneezeweed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Achillea ptarmica, a hardy flowering plant, poisonous to cattle, sheep and horses, but with various herbal applications in humans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A European herbaceous plant (Achillea Ptarmica) allied to the yarrow, having a strong, pungent smell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In old usage, the white hellebore, Veratrum album, more often under the form neezewort. Britten and Holland, Eng. Plant Names.
- n. A (composite herb, Achillea Ptarmica, chiefly of the Old World.
- n. Same as sneezeweed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered
sneeze + wort (Wiktionary)