Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An aromatic perennial plant (Monarda didyma) native to eastern North America, having tubular scarlet flowers grouped in dense heads.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See tea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Bot.) An American aromatic herb (Monarda didyma), with showy, bright red, labiate flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An American aromatic herb (Monarda didyma) with bright red labiate flowers.

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

  • noun perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads

Etymologies

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

[So called because its leaves and flowers are used to make tea.]

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Oswego (from an Iroquoian language) + tea.

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