Mead"ow*sweet` (?), Mead"ow*wort` (?), n. Bot.

The name of several plants of the genus Spiraea, especially the white- or pink-flowered S. salicifolia, a low European and American shrub, and the herbaceous S. Ulmaria, which has fragrant white flowers in compound cymes.

 

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