Crossword clues for madwort
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Madwort \Mad"wort`\, n. (Bot.) A genus of cruciferous plants ( Alyssum) with white or yellow flowers and rounded pods. Alyssum maritimum is the commonly cultivated sweet alyssum, a fragrant white-flowered annual.
n. 1 Certain of the alyssums. 2 (vern: German madwort) ((taxlink Asperugo procumbens species noshow=1))
n. any garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers [syn: alyssum]
Madwort is a common name for several plants and may refer to:
- Asperugo procumbens
Usage examples of "madwort".
The herb is sometimes known as Madwort, being supposed to act as an antidote to the bite of a mad dog.