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gromwell

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɒmw(ə)l/

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Definition of gromwell in English:

noun

A widely distributed plant of the borage family, typically having white or blue flowers which are followed by smooth hard nutlets.
  • Genus Lithospermum, family Boraginaceae: several species, in particular the common Eurasian L. officinale

Origin

Middle English: from Old French gromil, probably from a medieval Latin phrase meaning 'crane's millet'.

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