Definition of saw-wort in English:

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saw-wort

noun

A plant of the daisy family, with purple flowers and serrated leaves, native to Eurasia and North Africa.
  • Serratula tinctoria, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • A rich diversity of plants thrive in the wet conditions at Greena Moor including bog pimpernel, marsh violet, saw-wort and abundant meadow thistle and devil's-bit scabious.
  • Saw-wort is an attractive, medium to tall, thistle-like plant with wiry grooved stems and no spines.

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