berbéna
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
berbéna
æ; f. Latin : berbéne, an; f. Vervain; verbēna Berbéna [berbéne MS. H.] Ðeós wyrt, ðe man περιστερεών, and óðrum naman berbénam, nemneþ, heó ys culfron swíðe híwcúþ. Vervain. This plant, which they call vervain, and by another name verbena, in colour is very like to doves, Herb. 67, 1; Lchdm. i. 170, 11-14. Verbēna officinalis is intended by the drawing in MS. V. and by περιστερεών in Dioskorides. v. æsc-þrote.
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