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Navelwort \Na"vel*wort`\, n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ( Cotyledon umbilicus), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; -- also called pennywort, and kidneywort.


n. 1 hepatica 2 navelwort

Usage examples of "kidneywort".

Similarly, black hellbore, which bloomed in winter, had the power of rejuvenation, and liverwort and kidneywort had the shape of the parts of the body that they could be used to cure.

The Kidneywort or Navelwort (Cotyledon Umbilicus) is a remarkably succulent plant, mostly to be found on moist rocks and walls in the high-lying districts in the west of England.