- a caprifoliaceous shrub, Sambucus ebulus, native to Europe and Asia and having serrated leaves and white flowersSee also elder 2
Examples from the Web for danewort
Historical Examples of danewort
Sambucus ebulus, dwarf elder, walwort, or danewort—among the rubbish and ruined foundations of the Priory.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 2
Parkinson, however, thinks the plant obtained the name of Danewort because it would cause a flux called the Danes.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics
Augier wrote one volume of verse, which he modestly called 'Pariétaire,' the name of a common little vine, the English danewort.