Burnet

Beautiful red flower on green natural background. Macro. Sanguisorba officinalis. Plant close up.

Sanguisorba officinalis

Synonymes :
Di Yu, Garden Burnet,
Burnet (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English burnet, from Old French brunet, brunete (brunette). Doublet of brunette.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɜːnɪt/, /ˈbɜːnət/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɚnɪt/, /ˈbɚnət/

Noun

burnet (usually uncountable, plural burnets)

  1. Any of the herbs of genus Sanguisorba (syn. Poterium), including salad burnet (Sanguisorba minor), an herb used in salads and herbal teas.
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