Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants belonging to the natural order Labiatœ, and the tribe Stachydeœ, type of the subtribe Marrubieæ.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of bitter aromatic plants, sometimes used in medicine; hoarhound.

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

  • noun Any of the genus Marrubium of bitter aromatic plants; hoarhound.

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

  • noun Old World aromatic herbs: horehound

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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