Meaning of motherwort

moth•er•wort

Pronunciation: (mu'ur-wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a European plant, Leonorus cardiaca, of the mint family, an introduced weed in the U.S., having cut leaves with a whorl of lavender flowers in the axils.
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