Definitions for danewort
dwarf elder, danewort, Sambucus ebulus(noun)
dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor
A European dwarf version of the elder, Sambucus ebulus, that has a bad smell
Origin: Traditionally believed to grow on battlegrounds of the Danes.
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.]