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woodruff

noun wood·ruff \ˈwd-(ˌ)rəf\

Definition of WOODRUFF

1
:  any of a genus (Asperula) of Old World herbs of the madder family
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Origin of WOODRUFF

Middle English woderove, from Old English wudurofe, from wudu wood + -rofe (of unknown origin)
First Known Use: before 12th century

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