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danewort


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Danewort  \Dane"wort`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  fetid  European  species  of  elder  ({Sambucus  Ebulus});  dwarf 
  elder;  wallwort;  elderwort;  --  called  also  {Daneweed}, 
  {Dane's  weed},  and  {Dane's-blood}. 
 
  Note:  [Said  to  grow  on  spots  where  battles  were  fought 
  against  the  Danes.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  danewort 
  n  :  dwarf  herbaceous  elder  of  Europe  having  pink  flowers  and  a 
  nauseous  odor  [syn:  {dwarf  elder},  {Sambucus  ebulus}] 




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