Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of vervain.

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Examples

  • Within minutes, our lobsters were bright red and fully cooked; they became the basis of an incredibly rich dish that paired the lobster meat with an intense cream sauce that we flavored with lobster shell, meat and a dried herb called verveine, more commonly known as verbena.

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  • He plunges his nostrils deeper, A little bit of verveine and a little bit of sweet potato.

    The Best Baguette in Paris

  • Dear Mom and Friends: I am quickly checking in, while I wait for the verveine tea to brew (for my sister-in-law, Cécile, and I), here at the hotel in Oualidia, Morocco (Mom, you can Google map it!).

    franc - French Word-A-Day

  • (P.S.: I saw your note in the other comments box, re the red flowers: I think they are verveine?)

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  • I love the French soap Provence Santé, in verveine.

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  • Dear Mom and Friends: I am quickly checking in, while I wait for the verveine tea to brew (for my sister-in-law, Cécile, and I), here at the hotel in Oualidia, Morocco (Mom, you can Google map it!)

    franc - French Word-A-Day

  • ‘I have made you an infusion of verveine,’ he said.

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  • 'It is my own blend of lapsang souchong and verveine.

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  • However, Tam and I enjoy having a tisane of verbena verveine.

    JOIE DE VIVRE

  • The true verbena oil or French verveine is, however, occasionally met with.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

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