dropwort [dräp′wʉrt΄]
a tall plant (Filipendula vulgaris) of the rose family, with fernlike leaves and white or reddish flowers: it resembles the meadowsweet

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  • Dropwort — Drop wort (dr[o^]p w[^u]rt ), n. (Bot.) An Old World species of {Spir[ae]a} ({Spir[ae]a filipendula}), with finely cut leaves. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dropwort — This article is about the plant in the Rosaceae family. For the plants in the Apiacae family, see Water dropwort. Dropwort Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • dropwort — noun A perennial herb, Filipendula vulgaris, closely related to meadowsweet. Syn: fern leaf dropwort …   Wiktionary

  • dropwort — noun 1》 a grassland plant with small white flowers and divided leaves. [Filipendula vulgaris.] 2》 (water dropwort) a poisonous plant of the parsley family, which grows in wet habitats. [Oenanthe crocata (Europe) and other species.] Origin ME:… …   English new terms dictionary

  • dropwort — vingiorykštė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Filipendula). atitikmenys: lot. Filipendula angl. dropwort; meadow sweet vok. Mädesüß; Spierstaude rus. лабазник lenk. wiązówka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • dropwort — /drop werrt , wawrt /, n. a European plant, Filipendula vulgaris, of the rose family, bearing small, scentless, white or reddish flowers. [1530 40; DROP + WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • dropwort — drop·wort (dropґwort) any plant of the genus Oenanthe …   Medical dictionary

  • dropwort — drop•wort [[t]ˈdrɒpˌwɜrt, ˌwɔrt[/t]] n. pln a European plant, Filipendula vulgaris, of the rose family, bearing small scentless white or reddish flowers • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • dropwort — n. a plant, Filipendula vulgaris, with tuberous root fibres …   Useful english dictionary

  • Water dropwort — This article is about the plant genus Oenanthe. For the bird genus Oenanthe, see wheatear. This article is about the plants in the Apiaceae family. For the plant in the Rosaceae family, see dropwort. Water dropwort Oenanthe aquatica …   Wikipedia

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