<botany> A plant of the genus Lithospermum (L. Arvense), anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of gravel. The German gromwell is the Stellera.

Alternative forms: gromill.

Origin: Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all prob. Fr. F. Gr?mil, cf. W. Cromandi.

(01 Mar 1998)

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