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black horehound

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Eurasian perennial herb (Ballota nigra) in the mint family, having hairy, strong-smelling foliage and clusters of pinkish-purple flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The plant Ballota nigra possessing a disagreeable odor. Traditionally used as a medicinal herb as an antispasmodic, stimulant and vermifuge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers

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