[ney-vuh l-wurt, -wawrt]
- a European plant, Umbilicus rupestris, of the stonecrop family, having fleshy, round leaves and yellowish-green flowers.
- any of several low, hairy Eurasian plants belonging to the genus Omphalodes, of the borage family, having loose clusters of white or blue flowers.
- water pennywort.
Origin of navelwort
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Examples from the Web for navelwort
A later search in a botany revealed the original, Venus'-navelwort.Old-Time Gardens
Alice Morse Earle
- another name for pennywort (def. 1)