any plant belonging to the genus Agrimonia, of the rose family, especially the perennial A. eupatoria, having pinnate leaves and small, yellow flowers.
any of certain other plants, as hemp agrimony or bur marigold.
Their look was sure death, but they could be poisoned by a draught compounded of agrimony, dill and vervain.
Masters of the Guild L. Lamprey
agrimony boiled in milk was thought to relieve impotence in men.
Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. S. A. Reilly
You may boil in it Pellitory of the wall, agrimony, or what herbs you please.
The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby
You often find a dozen of these little green bells fastened to your skirt if you have been where the agrimony grows.
Flowers Shown to the Children C. E. Smith
agrimony, ag′ri-mun-i, n. a genus of plants of the rose-group, with small yellow flowers and bitter taste.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
By the hedge the agrimony frequently lifts its long stem, surrounded with small yellow petals.
Nature Near London Richard Jefferies
That agrimony leaves will cure cattle suffering from coughs, and that wounded deer use this same herb to heal their hurts.
The Old English Herbals Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
any of various N temperate rosaceous plants of the genus Agrimonia, which have compound leaves, long spikes of small yellow flowers, and bristly burlike fruits
any of several other plants, such as hemp agrimony
a city in W Greece. Historical Examples The railroad is beginning to work its wonders even in Agrinion. Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson Passing between this lake and its neighbor to the west, we reached Agrinion just before dark, and found there a new, clean hotel. Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson […]
the comparative study of nonliterate cultures. n. study of prehistoric human customs, 1878, from agrio-, from Greek agrios “wild,” literally “living in the fields,” from agros “field” (see acre) + -logy. Related: Agriologist (n.), 1875.
Marcus Vipsanius [vip-sey-nee-uh s] /vɪpˈseɪ ni əs/ (Show IPA), 63–12 b.c, Roman statesman, general, and engineer: defeated Antony and Cleopatra at Actium. Historical Examples Euen so agreing with Agrippa, if the Members grudge, and disobey against their chiefe, the state must grow to ruine. The Palace of Pleasure William Painter However, they escaped at length, […]