tailwort

noun
hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach
Syn: ↑borage, ↑Borago officinalis
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Borago, ↑genus Borago
Part Meronyms: ↑borage

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  • Borago — noun perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region • Syn: ↑genus Borago • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae, ↑borage family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Borago officinalis — noun hairy blue flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach • Syn: ↑borage, ↑tailwort • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Borago, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Borago — noun perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region • Syn: ↑Borago • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae, ↑borage family …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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