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hoarhound

[hawr-hound, hohr-] /ˈhɔrˌhaʊnd, ˈhoʊr-/
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hoarhound

/ˈhɔːˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of horehound

horehound

/ˈhɔːˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
Also called white horehound. a downy perennial herbaceous Old World plant, Marrubium vulgare, with small white flowers that contain a bitter juice formerly used as a cough medicine and flavouring: family Lamiaceae (labiates) See also black horehound
2.
water horehound, another name for bugleweed (sense 1)
Word Origin
Old English hārhūne, from hār grey + hūne horehound, of obscure origin
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