noun plural -ries
Word Origin for pellitory
Examples from the Web for pellitory
She picked a little piece of pellitory out of the breast-high wall in front of us.The Good Soldier|Ford Madox Ford
You may boil in it Pellitory of the wall, Agrimony, or what herbs you please.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened|Kenelm Digby
The Pellitory of the wall (Parietaria officinalis), has the male and female flowers on the same plant.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
Pellitory, pel′i-tor-i, n. a genus of plants found most commonly on old walls and heaps of rubbish: the feverfew.