Melissa officinalis
beebalm eebalm, bee balm ee balm . 1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa}) of North America. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America ({Monarda didyma}) having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads.

Syn: bee balm, bergamot mint, oswego tea. [WordNet 1.5]

3. a bushy perennial Old World mint, {Melissa officinalis}, having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America.

Syn: lemon balm, garden balm, sweet balm, bee balm, Melissa officinalis. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Melissa officinalis — Melissa Me*lis sa, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me lissa a bee, honey.] (Bot.) A genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm ({Melissa officinalis}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melissa officinalis — Lemon Balm Lemon Balm Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Melissa officinalis —   Citronela …   Wikipedia Español

  • Melissa officinalis — Mélisse officinale Mélisse officinale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Melissa officinalis — Zitronen Melisse Zitronenmelisse (Melissa officinalis) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Melissa officinalis — vaistinė melisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis, medingas augalas (Melissa officinalis), paplitęs Afrikos šiaurėje, Europos pietuose, Azijos pietvakariuose. Naudojamas maisto priedams …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Melissa officinalis — vaistinė melisa statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Daugiametis, žolinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis, medingas ir dekoratyvus notrelinių (Lamiaceae) šeimos augalas. Šaltomis besniegėmis žiemomis apšąla arba iššąla. Dauginamas sėklomis,… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • Melissa officinalis — ID 52968 Symbol Key MEOF2 Common Name common balm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Melissa officinalis — noun bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America • Syn: ↑lemon balm, ↑garden balm, ↑sweet balm, ↑bee balm, ↑beebalm • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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