goutweed

[ gout-weed ]
/ ˈgaʊtˌwid /

noun

a fast-spreading weed, Aegopodium podagraria, of the parsley family, native to Eurasia, having umbels of white flowers.

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Also called bishop's-weed.

Origin of goutweed

First recorded in 1770–80; gout + weed1

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British Dictionary definitions for goutweed

goutweed
/ (ˈɡaʊtˌwiːd) /

noun

a widely naturalized Eurasian umbelliferous plant, Aegopodium podagraria, with white flowers and creeping underground stemsAlso called: bishop's weed, ground elder, herb Gerard
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