noun feath·er·few \ˈfethə(r)ˌfyü\

Definition of featherfew



chiefly dialectal

  1. :  feverfew

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Origin and Etymology of featherfew

Middle English fetherfewe feverfew, centaury, modification (influenced by fether feather) of (assumed) Anglo-French fevrefue, from Late Latin febrifugia centaury — more at febrifuge, feather

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