Definition of Yarrow

1. Noun. Ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America.

Exact synonyms: Achillea Millefolium, Milfoil
Generic synonyms: Achillea



Definition of Yarrow

1. n. An American and European composite plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Called also milfoil, and nosebleed.

2. n. An American and European composite plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Called also milfoil, and nosebleed.

Definition of Yarrow

1. Noun. any of several pungent Eurasian herbs, of the genus ''Achillea'', used in traditional herbal medicine ¹

2. Noun. (U.K.) The green woodpecker, ''Picus viridis''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yarrow

1. a perennial herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Yarrow

1. An American and European composite plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odour and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Synonym: milfoil, and nosebleed. Origin: OE. Yarowe, yarwe, yarowe, AS. Gearwe; akin to D. Gerw, OHG. Garwa, garawa, G. Garbe, schafgarbe, and perhaps to E. Yare. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yarrow

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yarpha
yarphas
yarpie
yarpies
yarr
yarraman
yarramans
yarramen
yarran
yarrans
yarred
yarringle
yarringles
yarrish
yarrow (current term)
yarrowite
yarrows
yarrs
yarrum
yarta
yartas
yarto
yartos
yarum
yarwhelp
yarwhelps
yarwhip
yarwip
yarwips

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