Sulphurwort

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sulphurwort (Bot) The hog's fennel. See under Fennel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sulphurwort An Old World umbelliferous herb, Peucedanum officinale, with large umbels of pale-yellow flowers. The root has a yellow resinous juice, and an odor comparable to that of sulphur. It contains peucedanin, and was formerly used in medicine; it is still somewhat used in veterinary practice. Also sulphurweed and sulphur-root.
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