Definition of bloodwort in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblədˌwərt/ Pronunciation: /-ˌwôrt/


Any of various plants having red roots or leaves, especially the red-veined dock.
Example sentences
  • The tea from blood-wort loosens spasms and helps in increasing the appetite.
  • According to the Iliad, Achilles' soldiers used yarrow to treat wounds, hence some of its common names such as allheal and bloodwort.

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Syllabification: blood·wort

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