noun hone·wort \ˈhōnˌ-\

Definition of honewort

  1. :  any of several plants of the family Umbelliferae: such as a :  stone, parsley b :  a perennial herb (Cryptotaenia canadensis) with thin three-foliolate leaves and small white flowers —called also wild chervil

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Origin and Etymology of honewort

hone- (of unknown origin) + wort

First Known Use: 1633

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