Definition of dropwort in English:

dropwort

noun

  • A Eurasian grassland plant with small white flowers and divided leaves, related to meadowsweet.

    • ‘In spring, broad-leafed plantain, lettuce, honey locust and dropwort grows in the area and is handpicked for cooking.’
    • ‘A large number of wild flowers have been planted, including sticky catchfly, dropwort and meadow crane's bill and the trees include prunis, oak, rowan and lime.’

Origin

Middle English: so named because it has small drop-like fibrous tubers on its roots.

Pronunciation:

dropwort

/ˈdrɒpwəːt/