American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An aromatic perennial herb (Chamaemelum nobile) in the composite family, native to Europe and the Mediterranean region, having feathery foliage and flower heads with white rays and yellow centers.
- n. A similar, related Eurasian annual plant (Matricaria recutita).
- n. The dried flower heads of either one of these plants, used to make an herbal tea and yielding an oil used in commercial flavorings and perfumery.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See camomile.
- n. alternative spelling of camomile.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) See camomile.
- n. Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis
- Middle English camomille, from Old French, from Late Latin chamomilla, alteration of Latin chamaemēlon, from Greek khamaimēlon : khamai, on the ground; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots + mēlon, apple. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The main ingredient is chamomile, which is a relaxant/sleep aid.”
“Put seven to 10 drops of essential oils in the tub, such as chamomile, lavender or ylang-ylang.”
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