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agrimony (ăg´rĬmō´nē), any plant of the genus Agrimonia, perennials of the family Rosaceae (rose family) native to north temperate zones, to Brazil, and to Africa. They are found wild in the N and central United States. Agrimony is sometimes cultivated in herb gardens for its small yellow flowers and aromatic leaves, used for an astringent tea. A compound derived from agrimony, agrimophol, is used as an anthelmintic. Agrimony is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Rosaceae.

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agrimony plant of the genus Eupatorium or Agrimonia. Earlier egre-, egrimoine (XIV) — (O)F. aigremoine; the later agrimony (XV) is based directly on L. agrimōnia, misreading for L. argemōnia — Gr. argemṓnē poppy, f. árgemon white spot on the eye, which the plant was reputed to cure.

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