Crossword clues for masterwort
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Masterwort \Mas"ter*wort`\, n. (Bot.)
A tall and coarse European umbelliferous plant ( Peucedanum Ostruthium, formerly Imperatoria).
The Astrantia major, a European umbelliferous plant with a showy colored involucre.
Improperly, the cow parsnip ( Heracleum lanatum).
n. 1 (taxlink Peucedanum ostruthium species noshow=1), an umbelliferous plant grown in gardens, formerly much used for medicinal purposes. (from 16th c.) 2 (taxlink Astrantia genus noshow=1) spp., such as the (vern: great masterwort). 3 ground elder, herb gerard, bishop's weed, goutweed, snow-in-the-mountain; also Englishmasterwort, wild masterwork ((taxlink Aegopodium podagraria species noshow=1)).
n. any plant of the genus Astrantia [syn: astrantia]
Masterwort is a common name for several plants in the Apiaceae family and may refer to:
- Astrantia, a genus with several species which are cultivated as ornamentals
- Peucedanum ostruthium, a species used as an herbal flavoring
- Aegopodium podagraria, sometimes called English masterwort or wild masterwort