Herb-bennet meaning

A hairy Eurasian plant (Geum urbanum) in the rose family, having small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally.
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A hairy Eurasian plant (Geum urbanum) in the rose family, having small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally.
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(dated) The avens (Geum urbanum) or the common avens, (Geum aleppicum).
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Origin of herb-bennet

  • Middle English herbe benet from Anglo-Norman from Medieval Latin herba benedicta Latin herba herb Latin benedicta feminine past participle of benedīcere to bless benediction
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition