gromwell definition

  • noun:
    • See puccoon.
    • Lithospermum arvense, a plant of genus Lithospermum anciently utilized, because of its stony pericarp, into the cure of kidney rocks.
    • A plant of genus Lithospermum (L. arvense), anciently used, due to the stony pericarp, into the treatment of gravel. The German gromwell may be the Stellera.
    • the most popular name when it comes to plant Lithospermum officinale.
    • European perennial branching plant; does occur in hedgerows at the edge of woodlands

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