herb bennet

Origin of herb bennet

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for herb bennet

herb bennet

  1. 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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