hām-wyrt, f.n: houseleek. (HAHM-WUERT / ˈhaːm-ˌwyrt)

Medieval manuscript image of a plant with a round base and roots, out of which come six blue-green leaves and two stamen; Latin writing appears alongside it, including the word ‘muoluta’.
Pseudo-Apuleius Herbarium; England (Canterbury), 1070s-90s; Bodleian Library, MS. Ashmole 1431, f. 14v. [digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk]

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