German madwort

noun

Definition of German madwort

: a low hairy annual herb (Asperugo procumbens) of the family Boraginaceae with blue flowers and a root used as a substitute for madder

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“German madwort.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/German%20madwort. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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