: any of several plants of the family Umbelliferae: such as
: a perennial herb (Cryptotaenia canadensis) with thin three-foliolate leaves and small white flowers

called also wild chervil

Word History


hone- (of unknown origin) + wort

First Known Use

1633, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of honewort was in 1633

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“Honewort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honewort. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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