- any plant of a genus (Agrimonia) in the rose family, typically having little yellow flowers on spiky stalks and bearing burlike fruits
- hemp agrimony
Origin of agrimonyMiddle English ; from Old English agrimonia and amp; Old French aigremoine, both ; from Classical Latin agrimonia, altered after ager, field (see acre) ; from argemonia ; from Classical Greek argem?n?
- Any of various perennial herbaceous plants of the genus Agrimonia in the rose family, having pinnately compound leaves and spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers.
- Any of several similar or related plants, such as the hemp agrimony.
Origin of agrimonyMiddle English, from Old French aigremoine, from Latin agrim&omacron;nia (influenced by Old French aigre, sour), alteration of argem&omacron;nia, from Greek argem&omacron;n&emacron;, poppy, possibly from argos, white; see arg- in Indo-European roots.