motherwort

noun
plural -s

Definition of motherwort 

1 : a plant of the genus Leonurus especially : a bitter Old World mint (L. cardiaca) with dentate wedge-shaped leaves and axillary whorls of small purple flowers

3 : feverfew

5 : moneywort

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History and Etymology for motherwort

Middle English moderwort, from moder mother + wort

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