Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name given to several plants, as the daisy (Bellis perennis), the soapwort (Saponaria officinalis), etc., from their supposed efficacy in healing bruises.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A plant supposed to heal bruises, as the true daisy, the soapwort, and the comfrey.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any plant supposed to heal bruises, such as soapwort or comfrey.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

bruise +‎ wort

Examples

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  • Another wort.

    November 30, 2010