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noun
a European plant, Geum urbanum, of the rose family, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, astringent root.
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Origin of herb bennet

First recorded in 1775–85
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herb bennet

noun
a Eurasian and N African rosaceous plant, Geum urbanum, with yellow flowersAlso called: wood avens, bennet

Word Origin for herb bennet

C13: herbe beneit, from Old French herbe benoite, literally: blessed herb, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta
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