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Tormentil, tor′men-til, n. a genus of plants, one species with an astringent woody root.
They made tea sometimes of the tormentil, whose little yellow flowers appear along the furrows.Round About a Great Estate|Richard Jefferies
The roots of bistort and tormentil, and bark of pomegranate, equal parts.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Joined with galls or tormentil, and given in sufficient quantity, it has not failed in any intermittents in which I have tried it.
The green leaves of the Tormentil are soft and fine, with a few downy hairs on the front.Flowers Shown to the Children|C. E. Smith