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felwort Line breaks: fel|wort
Pronunciation: /ˈfɛlwəːt/

Definition of felwort in English:

noun

A European gentian of dry grassland, which produces mauve flowers in the autumn.
  • Gentianella amarella, family Gentianaceae
Example sentences
  • Felwort can be distinguished from moss gentian because of its growth-habit.
  • In the bogs of the Luzenské Valley, a wide range of rare vegetation can be found, including English sundew, rannoch-rush and marsh felwort.

Origin

Old English feldwyrt (see field, wort).

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