Definition of herb Gerard in English:

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herb Gerard

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛrɑːd/

noun

Ground elder, which was formerly used to treat gout. Compare with goutweed.

Origin

Named after St Gerard of Toul (circa935–94), invoked against gout.

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