hen-bit

henbit

[hen-bit]
noun
a common weed, Lamium amplexicaule, of the mint family, having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers.

Origin:
1570–80; hen + bit2

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henbit (ˈhɛnˌbɪt)
 
n
a plant, Lamium amplexicaule, that is native to Europe and has toothed opposite leaves and small dark red flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

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