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Webster

English Word:

vervain


English Pronunciation:

ver•vain


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(Old English) verveine, (French) verveine, from (Latin) verbena, verbenae sacred boughs of laurel, olive, or myrtle, a class of plants; confer verbenaca vervain. Confer Verbena.


⇨Definition

(Botanical) Any plant of the genus Verbena. Vervain mallow (Botanical), a species of mallow (Malva Alcea) with rose-colored flowers.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Anglo-Norman verveine, from Latin verbena.


Noun:

vervain (plural vervains) A herbaceous plant, Verbena officinalis, common in Europe and formerly held to have medicinal properties.


Reference:

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