St Peter's wort

Definitions of St Peter's wort

n European perennial St John's wort; Ireland and France to western Siberia

Hypericum maculatum, Hypericum tetrapterum
Type of:
St John's wort
any of numerous plants of the genus Hypericum having yellow flowers and transparently dotted leaves; traditionally gathered on St John's eve to ward off evil

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