Marrubium vulgare

Marrubium vulgare
Horehound Hore"hound`, n. [OE. horehune, AS. h[=a]rhune; h[=a]r hoar, gray + hune horehound; cf. L. cunila a species of organum, Gr. ?, Skr. kn?y to smell.] (Bot.) 1. A plant of the genus {Marrubium} ({Marrubium vulgare}), which has a bitter taste, and is a weak tonic, used as a household remedy for colds, coughing, etc. [Written also {hoarhound}.] [1913 Webster]

2. A lozenge or tablet, usually sweetened, containing extract of horehound, used as a remedy for a cough or a sore throat. [PJC]

{Fetid horehound}, or {Black horehound}, a disagreeable plant resembling horehound ({Ballota nigra}).

{Water horehound}, a species of the genus {Lycopus}, resembling mint, but not aromatic. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Marrubium vulgare — ID 52037 Symbol Key MAVU Common Name horehound Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Marrubium vulgare L. — Symbol MAVU Common Name horehound Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Marrubium vulgare — noun European aromatic herb with hairy leaves and numerous white flowers in axillary cymes; leaves yield a bitter extract use medicinally and as flavoring • Syn: ↑common horehound, ↑white horehound • Hypernyms: ↑horehound …   Useful english dictionary

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