Definition for AG'RI-MO-NY

AG'RI-MO-NY, n. [L. argemonia, from the Gr. Thus it is written by Pliny. But in lower Latin it is written agrimonia. Said to be from Gr. αργεμα, the web or pearl of the eye, from αργος, white, which this plant was supposed to cure. See Theoph. 887.]

A genus of plants, of several species. Of these, the eupatoria or common agrimony, and the odorata or sweet-scented, are the most useful. – Encyc.

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