(Science: botany) a genus of plants of the rose family.
The name is also given to various other plants; as, hemp agrimony (eupatorium cannabinum); water agrimony (Bidens).
The Agrimonia eupatoria, or common agrimony, a perennial herb with a spike of yellow flowers, was once esteemed as a medical remedy, but is now seldom used.
Origin: oe. Agremoyne, OF. Aigremoine, L. Agrimonia for argemonia, fr. Gr.