Good-King-Henry

[ goo d-king-hen-ree ]
/ ˈgʊdˌkɪŋˈhɛn ri /

noun, plural Good-King-Hen·ries.

a European, chenopodiaceous weed, Chenopodium bonus-henricus, naturalized in North America, having spinachlike leaves.

Origin of Good-King-Henry

First recorded in 1895–1900

Also called mercury.

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