Waybread definition

The Eurasian plantain (Plantago major).
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Noun

Singular:
waybread
Plural:
waybreads

Origin of waybread

  • From Middle English weybrede, weibrede, from Old English weġbrǣde, weġbrāde (“waybread, plantain, dock”), equivalent to way +‎ bread (“broadness, breadth”). Cognate with Dutch weegbree (“waybread”), German Wegebreit (“waybread”), Danish vejbred (“waybread”), Swedish vägbreda (“waybread”).

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