from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A name given to several plants, as the daisy (Bellis perennis), the soapwort (Saponaria officinalis), etc., from their supposed efficacy in healing bruises.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A plant supposed to heal bruises, as the true daisy, the soapwort, and the comfrey.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
plantsupposed to heal bruises, such as soapwortor comfrey.
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bruise + wort
BRESEWORT; if = brisewort or bruisewort, it would be _Sambucus