lemon-verbena

lemon verbena

noun
a plant, Aloysia triphylla, having long, slender leaves with a lemonlike fragrance.
Also called citronalis.


Origin:
1865–70

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lemon verbena
 
n
a tropical American verbenaceous shrub, Lippia citriodora, with slender lemon-scented leaves yielding an oil used in perfumery

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