: any of various plants constituting a genus (Serratula) of the family Compositae
especially : a plant (S. tinctoria) the serrate leaves of which yield a yellow dye
: a plant of the genus Saussurea
: a button snakeroot (Liatris spicata)

Word History


saw entry 2 + wort

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“Sawwort.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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