Felwort definition

fĕlwûrt, -wôrt
An annual gentian (Gentianella amarella) having small, lilac to creamy white flowers with fringed corollas.
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(botany) A European herb, Swertia perennis, of the gentian family.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Noun

Singular:
felwort
Plural:
felworts

Origin of felwort

  • Middle English feldwort from Old English feldwyrt feld field field wyrt wort wort1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably a corruption of fieldwort.

    From Wiktionary