Cynoglossum virginaticum

noun
perennial shrub of North America having coarse tongue-shaped leaves and pale-blue to purple flowers
Syn: ↑hound's-tongue
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Cynoglossum, ↑genus Cynoglossum

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hound's-tongue — noun 1. biennial shrub of Europe and western Asia having coarse tongue shaped leaves and dark reddish purple flowers • Syn: ↑Cynoglossum officinale • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Cynoglossum, ↑genu …   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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