Definition of pilewort in English:

pilewort

noun

  • The celandine plant (Ranunculus ficaria).

Pronunciation

pilewort

/ˈpīlwərt/ /ˈpaɪlwərt/ /ˈpīlwôrt/ /ˈpaɪlwɔrt/

Origin

Late Middle English from piles(because of its reputed efficacy against piles) + wort.