Definition of Damewort

1. n. A cruciferrous plant (Hesperis matronalis), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day; -- called also rocket and dame's violet.



Definition of Damewort

1. Noun. ''Hesperis matronalis'', a herbaceous mustard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Damewort

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Damewort

1. A cruciferrous plant (Hesperis matronalis), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day. Synonym: rocket and dame's violet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damewort

damboard
damboards
dambonite
dambose
dambrod
dambrods
dame
damehood
damehoods
damelopre
damelopres
dames
damewort (current term)
dameworts
damfool
damiana
damianas
damiaoite
daminozide
damlike
damma
dammable
dammar
dammar pine
dammar resin
dammara
dammarane

Literary usage of Damewort

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1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"In With. ed. i v. it ia called damewort. Damsel. The damson. — Cites. ; Tks. (Holderness), EDS Gloss. ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
""damewort" is supposed to be a still earlier name. The common name is undoubtedly a translation of the scientific one, but there are those who make ..."

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