Laserwort

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Laserwort lā"sẽr*wûrt` (Bot) Any plant of the umbelliferous genus Laserpitium, of several species (as Laserpitium glabrum, and Laserpitium siler), the root of which yields a resinous substance of a bitter taste. The genus is mostly European.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laserwort A plant of the genus Laserpitium, especially L. latifolium.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. laser, the juice of the laserwort