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gromwell


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gromwell  \Grom"well\,  n.  [Called  also  gromel,  grommel,  graymill 
  and  gray  millet,  all  prob.  fr  F.  gr?mil,  cf  W.  cromandi.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Lithospermum}  ({L.  arvense}),  anciently 
  used  because  of  its  stony  pericarp,  in  the  cure  of  gravel. 
  The  {German  gromwell}  is  the  {Stellera}.  [Written  also 
  {gromill}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gromwell 
  n  :  European  perennial  branching  plant;  occurs  in  hedgerows  and 
  at  the  edge  of  woodlands  [syn:  {Lithospermum  officinale}] 




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