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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 and Etymology 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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