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danewort

/ ˈdeɪnˌwɜːt /

noun

  1. See elder
    a caprifoliaceous shrub, Sambucus ebulus, native to Europe and Asia and having serrated leaves and white flowers See also elder 2


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Sambucus ebulus, dwarf elder, walwort, or danewort—among the rubbish and ruined foundations of the Priory.

Augier wrote one volume of verse, which he modestly called 'Pariétaire,' the name of a common little vine, the English danewort.

Parkinson, however, thinks the plant obtained the name of Danewort because it would cause a flux called the Danes.

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