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meadowsweet

Syllabification: mead·ow·sweet
Pronunciation: /ˈmedōˌswēt, ˈmedə-
 
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Definition of meadowsweet in English:

noun

A tall plant of the rose family (Rosaceae) with clusters of sweet-smelling flowers.
Example sentences
  • Plants thriving on the meadows include oxeye daisy, yellow-rattle, meadowsweet, bird's-foot trefoil and common knapweed.
  • Other locally common tannin-rich plants include blackberry, raspberry, rose, lady's mantle, agrimony, meadowsweet, and strawberry (all members of the rose family), geraniums, purple loosestrife, and sumacs.
  • Honey was used to make a sweet alcoholic drink called mead, which was usually flavoured with some form of herb such as meadowsweet.

Words that rhyme with meadowsweet

buckwheat

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