meaning of barrenwort

barrenwort meaning in General Dictionary

An herbaceous plant associated with the Barberry family Epimedium alpinum having leaves which can be sour and reported to be sudorific

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  • slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stems; utilized as surface cover
  • An herbaceous plant for the Barberry family members (Epimedium alpinum), having leaves which are bitter and said to be sudorific.

barrenwort meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An herbaceous plant for the Barberry family members (Epimedium alpinum), having leaves being bitter and considered sudorific.