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herb ben′net, 
  • Plant Biologya European plant, Geum urbanum, of the rose family, having yellow flowers and an aromatic, astringent root.
    • 1775–85

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    herb bennet n
    1. a Eurasian and N African rosaceous plant, Geum urbanum, with yellow flowers
      Also called: wood avens, bennet
    Etymology: 13th Century: herbe beneit, from Old French herbe benoite, literally: blessed herb, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta
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