Definition of centaury in English:
noun (plural centauries)
A widely distributed herbaceous plant of the gentian family, typically having pink flowers.
- Centaury varies a great deal according to) its situation, and some botanists enumerate several distinct species.
- The leaves, stems, and flowers of centaury are used medicinally.
- The mythical centaur Chironia, cured a poison arrow wound with centaury, hence its name.
Definition of centaury in:
- US English dictionary
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