Definition of bloodwort
1 : a plant of the family Haemodoraceae the members of which contain a deep red coloring matter in the roots
2a : a European dock (Rumex sanguineus) with red-veined leaves b : water dock
3 : a European elder (Sambucus ebulus)
4 : a centaury (Centaurium umbellatum)
5 : salad burnet
6 : yarrow
7 : bloodroot
8 : herb robert
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Origin and Etymology of bloodwort
Middle English bloodwurt, from blood + wurt, wort wort
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