wild bergamot

wild bergamot

noun
a plant, Monarda fistulosa, of the mint family, native to eastern North America, having a rounded cluster of lilac-colored or purple flowers, growing in dry places.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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wild bergamot

noun
any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Monarda [syn: monarda
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