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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bur·net n.  Bot. A genus of perennial herbs (Poterium); especially, Poterium Sanguisorba, the common, or garden, burnet.
 Burnet moth Zool., in England, a handsome moth (Zygæna filipendula), with crimson spots on the wings.
 Burnet saxifrage. Bot. See Saxifrage.
 Canadian burnet, a marsh plant (Poterium Canadensis).
 Great burnet, Wild burnet, Poterium oficinalis (or Sanguisorba oficinalis).