Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

wood betony

noun
1.
the betony, Stachys officinalis.
2.
a hairy lousewort, Pedicularis canadensis, native to eastern North America, having deeply lobed leaves and a dense cluster of yellow or red tubular flowers.
Origin of wood betony
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for wood betony

Word Value for wood

8
8
Scrabble Words With Friends