goutweed

/gowt"weed'/, n.
a fast-spreading weed, Aegopodium podagraria, of the parsley family, native to Eurasia, having umbels of white flowers. Also called bishop's-weed.
[1770-80; GOUT + WEED1]

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  • Goutweed — Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb gerard}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goutweed — paprastoji garšva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Aegopodium podagraria), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aegopodium podagraria angl. ashweed; bishop s weed; goutweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • goutweed — noun ground elder, a plant with scientific name Aegopodium podagraria …   Wiktionary

  • goutweed — n. fast spreading weed with small white flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goutweed — noun ground elder (formerly used to treat gout) …   English new terms dictionary

  • goutweed — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a coarse European plant (Aegopodium podagraria) with umbellate white flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • AEgopodium Podagraria — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashweed — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bishop's weed — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goutwort — Goutweed Gout weed , Goutwort Gout wort . [So called from having been formerly used in assuaging the pain of the gout.] (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe ({[AE]gopodium Podagraria}); called also {bishop s weed}, {ashweed}, and {herb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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