herb bennetherb bennet
A hairy Eurasian plant (Geum urbanum) in the rose family, having small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally.
Origin of herb bennetMiddle English herbe benet from Anglo-Norman from Medieval Latin herba benedicta Latin herba herb Latin benedicta feminine past participle of benedīcere to bless ; see benediction .
- (dated) The avens (Geum urbanum) or the common avens, (Geum aleppicum).
The term was occasionally capitalised to Herb Bennet.