agrimony

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Agrimony \Ag"ri*mo*ny\, noun [OE. agremoyne, OF. aigremoine, L. agrimonia for argemonia, fr. Gr. ?.] (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants of the Rose family. (b) The name is also given to various other plants; as, hemp agrimony ({Eupatorium cannabinum}); water agrimony ({Bidens}).

Note: The {Agrimonia eupatoria}, or common agrimony, a perennial herb with a spike of yellow flowers, was once esteemed as a medical remedy, but is now seldom used.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

agrimony

noun

1: a plant of the genus Agrimonia having spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers [syn: {agrimonia}, {agrimony}]


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