lady's bedstraw


Word History


from earlier our lady's bedstraw, after Our Lady, the Virgin Mary

First Known Use

1585, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lady's bedstraw was in 1585

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“Lady's bedstraw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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