One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The Eurasian common plantain, with broad rounded leaves.
Plantago major, family Plantaginaceae
- ‘This herb grows in every grassy verge, preferably on the path, just like plantain or waybread, with which it shares most of its uses.’
Old English wegbrǣde (see way, broad).
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