any of a genus (Geum) of herbaceous plants of the rose family, with compound leaves and variously colored, usually yellow, flowers
Origin of avensMiddle English and amp; Old French avence
Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Geum in the rose family, having often pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers with many pistils. Also called geum.
Origin of avensMiddle English avence, from Old French, from Medieval Latin avencia.