One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of several small North American plants of the family Saxifragaceae, especially foamflowers (genus Tiarella) (also "coolwort foamflower") and mitreworts (genus Mitella).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John R. Bartlett (1805–1886), ethnologist and historian. From cool + wort. The reason for the name is uncertain.
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