Definition of persicary in US English:

persicary

noun

archaic
  • A plant of the genus Persicaria, especially spotted persicaria, P. maculosa.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Lanfranc's Science of Cirurgie. From post-classical Latin persicaria persicaria; compare -y.

Pronunciation

persicary

/ˈpəːsɪk(ə)ri/