navelwort

noun

Definition of navelwort

1 : a European succulent herb (Cotyledon umbilicus) having round peltate leaves with a central depression
2 : an herb of the genus Omphalodes of the family Boraginaceae

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History and Etymology for navelwort

Middle English, from navel + wort

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“Navelwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/navelwort. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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