goutweed

[gout-weed]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. gourmont,
  2. gourmont, remy de,
  3. gournia,
  4. gout,
  5. goutish,
  6. gouty,
  7. gouty stool,
  8. gov,
  9. gov.,
  10. govern

Origin of goutweed

First recorded in 1770–80; gout + weed1

Also called bishop's-weed.

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British Dictionary definitions for goutweed

goutweed

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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