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Webster 1913 Edition


Yarrow

Yar′row

,
Noun.
[OE.
yarowe
,
yarwe
,
ȝarowe
, AS.
gearwe
; akin to D.
gerw
, OHG.
garwa
,
garawa
, G.
garbe
,
schafgarbe
, and perhaps to E.
yare
.]
(Bot.)
An American and European composite plant (
Achillea Millefolium
) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Called also
milfoil
, and
nosebleed
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Yarrow

YARROW

,
Noun.
A plant of the genus Achillea; the milfoil, or plant of a thousand leaves.

Definition 2022


yarrow

yarrow

English

a yarrow plant Achillea millefolium

Noun

yarrow (usually uncountable, plural yarrows)

  1. Any of several pungent Eurasian and North American herbs, of the genus Achillea, used in traditional herbal medicine.
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Green woodpecker, Picus viridis

Noun

yarrow (plural yarrows)

  1. (Britain) The green woodpecker, Picus viridis.

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