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

  • noun Any of various usually aromatic plants of the genus Teucrium of the mint family, having purplish or reddish flowers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as wood germander.
  • noun A common name for labiate plants of the genus Teucrium, but especially for T. Chamædrys, having purple flowers, common in England.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A plant of the genus Teucrium (esp. Teucrium Chamædrys or wall germander), mintlike herbs and low shrubs.
  • noun Teucrium Canadense.
  • noun Veronica agrestis.
  • noun Teucrium Scordium.
  • noun Teucrium Scorodonia.

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

  • noun A mint plant of the genus Teucrium with small, pink, white, or pale purple flowers and a small upper lip.

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

  • noun any of various plants of the genus Teucrium

Etymologies

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

[Middle English germandre, from Old French germandree, alteration of Medieval Latin germandrea, from Late Greek khamandrua, from Greek khamaidrūs : khamai, on the ground; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots + drūs, oak; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

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