Woundwort definition

wo͝ondwûrt, -wôrt
Any of several plants formerly used to treat wounds.
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Any of various plants, esp. betony, formerly used in dressing wounds.
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Any of several plants formerly used to treat wounds.
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(botany) Any of several plants of the genus Stachys, including the hedge woundwort and the marsh woundwort. Formerly often used in poultices for wounds.
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Noun

Singular:
woundwort
Plural:
woundworts

Origin of woundwort