from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A European plant (Aegopodium podagraria) widely naturalized in eastern North America, having small white flowers grouped in compound umbels. A variegated form is commonly grown as an edging or ground cover. Also called bishop's weed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. ground-elder, a plant with scientific name Aegopodium podagraria.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe (Ægopodium Podagraria); -- called also bishop's weed, ashweed, and herb gerard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as goutwort.
From its earlier use as a cure for gout.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
gout + weed, from having formerly been used to treat gout. (Wiktionary)