milfoil

[mil-foil]
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noun


Origin of milfoil

1250–1300; Middle English < Old French < Latin mīlifolium, equivalent to mīli-, combining form of mille thousand + folium leaf
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milfoil

noun

another name for yarrow

Word Origin for milfoil

C13: from Old French, from Latin milifolium, from mille thousand + folium leaf
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