Definition of Sanguisorba
: a small genus of herbs (family Rosaceae) native to temperate regions with odd-pinnate stipulate leaves and small apetalous flowers in dense terminal spikes or clusters — see burnet 2
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Origin and Etymology of sanguisorba
New Latin, from sangui- + -sorba (from Latin sorbēre to absorb); from its styptic quality — more at absorb
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