lǣce-wyrt

lǣce-wyrt, f.n: medicinal herb; possibly a specific plant like ribwort or rose campion (lychnis stephanice). (LATCH-eh-WUERT / ˈlæː-tʃɛ-ˌwyrt)

Medieval manuscript page with writing in Greek and an illustration of two flowering plants labeled in red ink.
De materia medica; Turkey (Istanbul), mid 10th century; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.652, f. 93v. [ica.themorgan.org]

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