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yarrow Line breaks: yar¦row
Pronunciation: /ˈjarəʊ/

Definition of yarrow in English:


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A Eurasian plant with feathery leaves and heads of small white or pale pink aromatic flowers, which has long been used in herbal medicine. Also called milfoil.
  • Achillea millefolium, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • Gather early summer flowers like violets, yarrow and red clover to dry for teas and for tincturing.
  • These include sweet cicely, beebalm, yarrow, purple coneflowers and others.
  • The blue shades of balloon flowers are striking when planted in combination with gold or deep orange cosmos or yarrows.


Old English gearwe, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch gerwe.

Words that rhyme with yarrow

arrow, barrow, farrow, harrow, Jarrow, marrow, narrow, sparrow, taro, tarot, Varro
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