Definition of masterwort in English:

masterwort

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːstəwɔːt
 
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noun

  • A plant of the parsley family with white or pinkish flowers and lobed leaves, native to central and southern Europe.
    • Genera Peucedanum and Astrantia, family Umbelliferae
    More example sentences
    • Masterwort, though rare in the wild state, was formerly cultivated in this country for use as a pot-herb and in medicine.
    • The old fashioned casual looks of masterwort is exceptional in cottage and country gardens where it first got its start.
    • Masterwort produces spiky blooms scattered in clumps; however, it is also known for its medicinal properties.

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