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

  • n. A Eurasian plant (Lamium amplexicaule) having toothed opposite leaves and small white or purplish-red flowers with two lips.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Lamium amplexicaule, an annual plant with pink or purple flowers and deeply crenate leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A weed of the genus Lamium (Lamium amplexicaule) with deeply crenate leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A weed, Lamium amplexicaule, or dead-nettle, specifically called the greater henbit.
  • n. The ivy-leafed speedwell, Veronica hederæfolia, specifically called the lesser or small henbit.

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

  • n. Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers


hen + bit1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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