Definition of felwort in English:

felwort

noun

  • A European gentian of dry grassland, which produces mauve flowers in the autumn.

    • ‘In the bogs of the Luzenské Valley, a wide range of rare vegetation can be found, including English sundew, rannoch-rush and marsh felwort.’
    • ‘Felwort can be distinguished from moss gentian because of its growth-habit.’

Origin

Old English feldwyrt (see field, wort).

Pronunciation

felwort

/ˈfɛlwəːt/