herb Christopher

herb Chris·​to·​pher | \ -ˈkristəfə(r) \
plural herbs Christopher or herb Christophers

Definition of herb Christopher

1 : a common European baneberry (Actaea spicata)
2 : either of two American baneberries:

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History and Etymology for herb Christopher

translation of New Latin or Medieval Latin herba (Sancti) Christophori, after Christophorus (St. Christopher) 3d century Christian martyr

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“Herb Christopher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herb%20Christopher. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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