Good–King–Henry

noun Good–King–Hen·ry \¦gu̇dˌkiŋˈhenrē\

Definition of Good–King–Henry

  1. :  a European plant (Chenopodium bonus-henricus) naturalized in North America and formerly cultivated and often collected from the wild as a potherb

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Origin and Etymology of good–king–henry

alteration (influenced by the name of Henry VII †1509 king of England) of Good-Henry


First Known Use: 1640


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