Definition of dropwort in English:


Line breaks: drop|wort
Pronunciation: /ˈdrɒpwəːt


  • A Eurasian grassland plant with small white flowers and divided leaves, related to meadowsweet.
    • Filipendula vulgaris, family Rosaceae
    More example sentences
    • A large number of wild flowers have been planted, including sticky catchfly, dropwort and meadow crane's bill and the trees include prunis, oak, rowan and lime.
    • In spring, broad-leafed plantain, lettuce, honey locust and dropwort grows in the area and is handpicked for cooking.


Middle English: so named because it has small drop-like fibrous tubers on its roots.

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