bitter herb

noun

Definition of bitter herb

1 : an annual centaury (Centaurium umbellatum) with purplish rose flowers in dense clusters
3 : a salad usually of horseradish and sometimes supplemented by cos lettuce eaten during the seder of Passover as maror with bitter herbs they shall eat it — Exodus 12:8 (Authorized Version)

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“Bitter herb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitter%20herb. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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