burnet

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bur·net

noun \(ˌ)bər-ˈnet, ˈbər-nət\

Definition of BURNET

:  any of a genus (Sanguisorba) of herbs of the rose family with odd-pinnate stipulate leaves and spikes of apetalous flowers

Origin of BURNET

Middle English, from Anglo-French burnete, from brun brown — more at brunet
First Known Use: 14th century

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