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ground ivy

noun
1.
a creeping, aromatic plant, Glechoma hederacea, of the mint family, having rounded leaves and whorling clusters of small blue flowers.
Also called gill-over-the-ground.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English
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ground ivy

noun
1.
a creeping or trailing Eurasian aromatic herbaceous plant, Glechoma (or Nepeta) hederacea, with scalloped leaves and purplish-blue flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
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