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germander

[jer-man-der] /dʒərˈmæn dər/
noun
1.
any of several plants or shrubs belonging to the genus Teucrium, of the mint family, as T. chamaedrys, of Europe, and T. canadense, of eastern North America.
Origin of germander
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin germandr(e)a < Late Greek chamandryá
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germander

/dʒɜːˈmændə/
noun
1.
any of several plants of the genus Teucrium, esp T. chamaedrys (wall germander) of Europe, having two-lipped flowers with a very small upper lip: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
Word Origin
C15: from Medieval Latin germandrea, from Late Greek khamandrua, from Greek khamaidrus, from khamai on the ground + drus oak tree
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