sweet javril

sweet jav·​ril | \ -ˈjavrəl \
variants: or less commonly sweet jarvil \ -​ˈjärvəl , -​ˈjȧv-​ \
plural sweet javrils also sweet jarvils

Definition of sweet javril

: a perennial herb (Osmorhiza claytoni) with aromatic roots, decompound leaves, and small white flowers in loose umbels

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History and Etymology for sweet javril

javril, jarvil alteration of chervil

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“Sweet javril.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20javril. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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