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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dwarf elder, danewort, Sambucus ebulus(noun)

    dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor


  1. danewort(Noun)

    A European dwarf version of the elder, Sambucus ebulus, that has a bad smell

  2. Origin: Traditionally believed to grow on battlegrounds of the Danes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Danewort(noun)

    a fetid European species of elder (Sambucus Ebulus); dwarf elder; wallwort; elderwort; -- called also Daneweed, Dane's weed, and Dane's-blood. [Said to grow on spots where battles were fought against the Danes.]


  1. Sambucus ebulus

    Sambucus ebulus, also known as danewort, dane weed, danesblood, dwarf elder or European dwarf elder, walewort, elderwort and blood hilder is a herbaceous species of elder, native to southern and central Europe and southwest Asia. The species is also reportedly naturalized in parts of North America.

Anagrams of danewort

  1. downrate, tear down, teardown, tear-down


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