Monarda fistulosa
Bergamot Ber"ga*mot (b[~e]r"g[.a]*m[o^]t), n. [F. bergamote, fr. It. bergamotta; prob. a corruption of Turk. beg arm[=u]di a lord's pear.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A tree of the Orange family ({Citrus bergamia}), having a roundish or pear-shaped fruit, from the rind of which an essential oil of delicious odor is extracted, much prized as a perfume. Also, the fruit. (b) A variety of mint ({Mentha aquatica}, var. glabrata). [1913 Webster]

2. The essence or perfume made from the fruit. [1913 Webster]

3. A variety of pear. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

4. A variety of snuff perfumed with bergamot. [1913 Webster]

The better hand . . . gives the nose its bergamot. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

5. A coarse tapestry, manufactured from flock of cotton or hemp, mixed with ox's or goat's hair; -- said to have been invented at Bergamo, Italy. Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster]

{Wild bergamot} (Bot.), an American herb of the Mint family ({Monarda fistulosa}). [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • Monarda fistulosa — ID 54641 Symbol Key MOFI Common Name wild bergamot Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Monarda fistulosa — noun perennial herb of North America • Syn: ↑bee balm, ↑beebalm • Hypernyms: ↑monarda, ↑wild bergamot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monarda fistulosa ssp. fistulosa var. fistulosa — ID 54645 Symbol Key MOFIF2 Common Name wild bergamot Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Monarda fistulosa ssp. fistulosa var. menthifolia — ID 54646 Symbol Key MOFIM2 Common Name mintleaf bergamot Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CO, IA, ID, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Monarda fistulosa ssp. fistulosa — ID 54644 Symbol Key MOFIF Common Name wild bergamot Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Monarda fistulosa ssp. fistulosa var. mollis — ID 54648 Symbol Key MOFIM3 Common Name wild bergamot Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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