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A wild plant of the parsley family.
- ‘As of today, May 20, they are able to harvest Japanese radishes, green peas, carrots and honeworts.’
- ‘Native Americans gathered the botanically related wild honewort, a woodland perennial native that grows from Manitoba to New Brunswick and south to Georgia.’
- ‘Hydroponics is now well established in Japan, particularly for vegetables such as cucumbers, melons, tomatoes, lettuce, honeworts, strawberries, radish sprouts, leeks and green Welsh onions.’
- ‘The vegetables to be kept fresh by means of the present invention are not particularly limited, and thus may include radish sprouts, chives, honewort and shallots.’
Mid 17th century: from obsolete hone swelling (for which the plant was believed to be a remedy) + wort.
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