from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any plant supposed to heal bruises, such as soapwort or comfrey.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant supposed to heal bruises, as the true daisy, the soapwort, and the comfrey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given to several plants, as the daisy (Bellis perennis), the soapwort (Saponaria officinalis), etc., from their supposed efficacy in healing bruises.
bruise + wort (Wiktionary)
BRESEWORT; if = brisewort or bruisewort, it would be _Sambucus