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

  • n. Any of various plants of the genus Veronica, having opposite leaves and clusters of small, usually blue flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant of genus Veronica.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any plant of the genus Veronica, mostly low herbs with pale blue corollas, which quickly fall off.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Veronica, especially V. Chamædrys, an herb with creeping and ascending stems, and racemes of bright-blue flowers, whence it has received in Great Britain such fanciful names as angel's-eyes, bird's-eye, god's-eye, and eyebright. Also called germander-speedwell.

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

  • n. any plant of the genus Veronica

Etymologies

speed +‎ well (Wiktionary)

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