Meaning of felwort in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɛlwəːt/


  • A European gentian of dry grassland, which produces mauve flowers in the autumn.

    Gentianella amarella, family Gentianaceae

    ‘Felwort can be distinguished from moss gentian because of its growth-habit.’
    • ‘In the bogs of the Luzenské Valley, a wide range of rare vegetation can be found, including English sundew, rannoch-rush and marsh felwort.’


Old English feldwyrt(see field, wort).