Meaning of BETONY in English

ˈbet ə nē noun

( -es )

Etymology: Middle English betone, from Old French betoine, from Latin betonica, vettonica, from Vettones, an ancient people inhabiting the Iberian peninsula

1. : any of several woundworts formerly included in the genus Betonica ; especially : purple betony

2. : any of several plants of the genus Teucrium ; especially : american germander

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