Ag"ri*mo*ny (#), n. [OE. agremoyne, OF. aigremoine, L. agrimonia for argemonia, fr. Gr. .] Bot.
(a) A genus of plants of the Rose family.
(b) The name is also given to various other plants; as, hemp agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum); water agrimony (Bidens).
⇒ The Agrimonia eupatoria, or common agrimony, a perennial herb with a spike of yellow flowers, was once esteemed as a medical remedy, but is now seldom used.
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