from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See balm.
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- n. a perennial herb, Melissa officinalis, of southern Europe; used as a flavouring in ice cream etc
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- 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
- n. lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
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