The Collaborative International Dictionary
Brownwort \Brown"wort`\, n. (Bot.) A species of figwort or Scrophularia ( Scrophularia vernalis), and other species of the same genus, mostly perennials with inconspicuous coarse flowers.
n. A species of figwort or ''Scrophularia'', ((taxlink Scrophularia vernalis species noshow=1)), and other species of the same genus, mostly perennials with inconspicuous coarse flowers.
Usage examples of "brownwort".
She found brownwort, with its loose spike of strangely shaped brown flowers, in a damp and shady place near the water, and she collected the whole plants to make into a wash, for their skin-healing and itch-relieving properties.