from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aromatic eastern North American herb (Monarda didyma) in the mint family, having variously colored, tubular bilabiate flowers grouped in dense showy heads. Also called bergamot.
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- n. The aromatic plant Monarda punctata or bergamot, native to North America.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. perennial herb of North America
- n. perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads
- n. bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
Because bees are attracted to its nectar-rich blossoms. (Wiktionary)