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noun av·ens \ˈa-vənz\

Definition of avens

plural

avens

  1. :  any of a genus (Geum) of perennial herbs of the rose family with white, purple, red, or yellow flowers



Origin and Etymology of avens

Middle English avence, from Anglo-French avance, avence


First Known Use: 13th century


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