Figwort Definition

fĭgwûrt, -wôrt
noun
Any of a genus (Scrophularia) of plants of the figwort family, with square stems and small flowers.
Webster's New World
adjective
Designating a large family (Scrophulariaceae, order Scrophulariales) of dicotyledonous plants, including the foxglove and snapdragon.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Figwort

Noun

Singular:
figwort
Plural:
figworts

Origin of Figwort

  • fig piles (obsolete) wort (from its use as a folk medicine)

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

  • fig +‎ wort

    From Wiktionary

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