from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of chiefly low, herbaceous, aromatic plants, belonging to the natural order Labiatæ, tribe Satureineæ, characterized by its axillary clusters of small bluish flowers, in which the corolla is scarcely exserted from the calyx, and only two of the stamens are perfect.

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  • n. small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal)


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