pimpre (s.xii)

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pimpre (s.xii)

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[ FEW: *8,555a pipinella; Gdf: 6,163c pimpre; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pimprenele (pimpre); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
pempre,  pinpre  

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1bot.plant with red, purplish-red or white flowers, i.e. pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis), but also burnet saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga), great burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis) or salad burnets (Paterium sanguisorba)
( MS: s.xii )  [...] sanicle, bugle, pimpre, egrimonie, reine, vetonie [...]  65.8
( MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Pinpernele: pinpre (M.E. briddes-tunge)  i 37
pharm.med.pimpernel-based medicinal drink
( MS: s.xv )  Pus li donez a beivre chescune jour ces .iij. herbes [...]: pempre, bugle, sanicle  107.S191
pimpernele 
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