stinking horehound

noun
ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Ballota, ↑genus Ballota

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noun

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black horehound or stinking horehound
A darker-coloured related weed (Ballota nigra)
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Main Entry:horehound

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • black horehound — noun ill smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers • Syn: ↑black archangel, ↑fetid horehound, ↑stinking horehound, ↑Ballota nigra • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • fetid horehound — noun ill smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers • Syn: ↑black horehound, ↑black archangel, ↑stinking horehound, ↑Ballota nigra • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • black horehound — noun The plant Ballota nigra possessing a disagreeable odor. Traditionally used as a medicinal herb as an antispasmodic, stimulant and vermifuge. Syn: black stinking horehound …   Wiktionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ballota — noun perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound • Syn: ↑genus Ballota • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • black archangel — noun ill smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers • Syn: ↑black horehound, ↑fetid horehound, ↑stinking horehound, ↑Ballota nigra • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Ballota — noun perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound • Syn: ↑Ballota • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ballota nigra — noun ill smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers • Syn: ↑black horehound, ↑black archangel, ↑fetid horehound, ↑stinking horehound • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plants in the Bible — • Discusses all of the types of plants mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Plants in the Bible     Plants in the Bible      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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