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Woodruff

[woo d-ruh f]
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noun
  1. Hiram,1817–67, Canadian driver, trainer, and breeder of harness-racing horses.
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woodruff

noun
  1. any of several rubiaceous plants of the genus Galium, esp G. odoratum (sweet woodruff), of Eurasia, which has small sweet-scented white flowers and whorls of narrow fragrant leaves used to flavour wine and liqueurs and in perfumery

Word Origin

Old English wudurofe, from wood 1 + rōfe, related to Old High German ruoba, Middle Low German rōve (beet)root, Latin rēpere to creep
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