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agrimony

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noun, ag·ri·mo·ny \ˈa-grə-ˌmō-nē\

Definition of agrimony

plural agrimonies

  1. :  any of a genus (Agrimonia and especially A. eupatoria) of herbs of the rose family having compound leaves, slender spikes of small yellow flowers, and fruits like burs



Origin of agrimony

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French egremoine, from Latin agrimonia, manuscript variant of argemonia, from Greek argemōnē


First Known Use: 14th century


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