Definition of bloodwort in English:


Syllabification: blood·wort
Pronunciation: /ˈblədˌwərt, -ˌwôrt


  • Any of various plants having red roots or leaves, especially the red-veined dock.
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    • 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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