from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aromatic shrub (Aloysia triphylla) native to Argentina and Chile, cultivated for its fragrant foliage and flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A deciduous perennial shrub native to South America, sometimes used to flavor foods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a shrubby verbenaceous plant (Lippia citriodora), with narrow leaves which exhale a pleasant, lemonlike fragrance when crushed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A garden-shrub. Lippia (Aloysia) citriodora, related to the verbena. Its leaves have a lemon fragrance.
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