- any composite plant of the genus Achillea, having toothed or divided leaves and flat-topped clusters of flowers, and including the yarrow and sneezewort.
Origin of achillea
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Achillea millefolium (common yarrow), by river and log-paths, and Smith's.The Maine Woods
Henry David Thoreau
from Achilles, who was credited with discovering medicinal properties in the plant
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