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bugleweed

[byoo-guh l-weed] /ˈbyu gəlˌwid/
noun
1.
a plant belonging to the genus Lycopus, of the mint family, especially L. virginicus, reputed to have medicinal properties.
2.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; bugle2 + weed1
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bugleweed

/ˈbjuːɡəlˌwiːd/
noun
1.
(US) Also called water horehound. any aromatic plant of the genus Lycopus, having small whitish or pale blue flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates) See also gipsywort
2.
another name for bugle2
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(Ajuga), genus of about 40 species of Eurasian plants of the mint family (Lamiaceae), order Lamiales, but lacking the floral upper lip characteristic of the family. Some creeping species, used as ground covers, are widely naturalized

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