noun, plural fu·mi·to·ries.
Origin of fumitory
Examples from the Web for fumitory
Fumitory, too, was grown by the housewives, and was used as a tonic and a remedy for jaundice.The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy|Charles John Samuel Thompson
Diadelphia: stamens united into two distinct sets; as in fumitory.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus|William MacGillivray
Fumitory helps such as are itchy and scabbed, helps Rickets, madness, and quartain agues.Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony|George Francis Dow
The fumitory is a perpetual bloomer from July till killed by the autumn frosts.Riverby|John Burroughs
Some fumitory appeared this summer in a field of barley; till then I had not observed any for some time in that district.Nature Near London|Richard Jefferies