Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

feverfew

play
noun fe·ver·few \ˈfē-vər-ˌfyü\

Definition of feverfew

  1. :  a perennial European composite herb (Chrysanthemum parthenium) widely cultivated as an ornamental



Origin and Etymology of feverfew

Middle English, from Old English feferfuge, from Late Latin febrifugia centaury — more at febrifuge


First Known Use: 15th century


Learn More about feverfew


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up feverfew? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!