Definition of Woodruff

1. Noun. Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula.

Exact synonyms: Asperula Odorata, Fragrant Bedstraw, Galium Odoratum, Sweet Woodruff, Waldmeister
Terms within: Sweet Woodruff, Waldmeister
Substance meronyms: May Wine
Generic synonyms: Bedstraw



2. Noun. Any plant of the genus Asperula.
Group relationships: Asperula, Genus Asperula
Specialized synonyms: Asperula Tinctoria, Dyer's Woodruff
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

Definition of Woodruff

1. n. A little European herb (Asperula odorata) having a pleasant taste. It is sometimes used for flavoring wine. See Illust. of Whorl.

2. n. A little European herb (Asperula odorata) having a pleasant taste. It is sometimes used for flavoring wine. See Illust. of Whorl.

Definition of Woodruff

1. Noun. ''Galium odoratum'', an aromatic herb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Woodruff

1. an aromatic herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Woodruff

1. A little European herb (Asperula odorata) having a pleasant taste. It is sometimes used for flavoring wine. Origin: AS. Wudurofe. See Wood, and cf. Ruff a plaited collar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Woodruff

woodnymphs
woodpeck
woodpecker
woodpeckerlike
woodpeckers
woodpecks
woodpigeon
woodpigeons
woodpile
woodpiles
woodpusher
woodpushers
woodrock
woodroof
woodroofs
woodruff (current term)
woodruffite
woodruffs
woodrush
woodrushes
woods
woods colt
woodscrew
woodscrews
woodshaving
woodshavings
woodshed
woodshedded
woodshedding
woodsheds

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