Meaning of heronsbill in English:

heronsbill

(also heron's bill)

Pronunciation /ˈhɛrənzbɪl/ /ˈhɛr(ə)nzbɪl/

noun

North American
  • Any of the herbaceous plants comprising the genus Erodium (family Geraniaceae), resembling the cranesbills and found widely in the northern hemisphere; a storksbill. Formerly also: a cranesbill (genus Geranium).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Lyte (1529–1607), botanist and antiquary. From the genitive of heron + bill.