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herb Christopher

Line breaks: herb Chris|to¦pher
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪstəfə
 
/

Definition of herb Christopher in English:

noun

The common Eurasian baneberry.
Example sentences
  • The plant is also one of several plants called herb Christopher, particularly the dark-fruited European species.

Origin

late 16th century: translation of medieval Latin herba Christophori 'herb of St Christopher' (see Christopher, St).

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