Definitions for danewort
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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.]
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.
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