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Great burnet

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Burnet \Bur"net\, n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish (the
   plant perh. being named from its color), fr. F. brunet, dim.
   of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete a sort of flower. See
   {Brunette}.] (Bot.)
   A genus of perennial herbs ({Poterium}); especially,
   {P.Sanguisorba}, the common, or garden, burnet.

   {Burnet moth} (Zo["o]l.), in England, a handsome moth
      ({Zyg[ae]na filipendula}), with crimson spots on the

   {Burnet saxifrage}. (Bot.) See {Saxifrage}.

   {Canadian burnet}, a marsh plant ({Poterium Canadensis}).

   {Great burnet}, {Wild burnet}, {Poterium (or Sanguisorba)
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