from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants reputed to have healing powers, especially Prunella vulgaris, a creeping Eurasian plant with deep violet-blue, two-lipped flowers. Also called heal-all.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A blue-flowered labiate plant (Brunella vulgaris); the healall.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of two or three plants, reputed panaceas, so called as enabling one to do. without a physician.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. decumbent blue-flowered European perennial thought to possess healing properties; naturalized throughout North America
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