beebalm
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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  • beebalm — bee balm n. An aromatic eastern North American herb (Monarda didyma) in the mint family, having variously colored, tubular bilabiate flowers grouped in dense showy heads. Also called bergamot. * * * …   Universalium

  • beebalm — noun 1. perennial herb of North America • Syn: ↑bee balm, ↑Monarda fistulosa • Hypernyms: ↑monarda, ↑wild bergamot 2. perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bee balm — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarda didyma — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarda fistulosa — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarda — A bumblebee on a Monarda flower Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Monarda citriodora — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Monarda didyma — Not to be confused with Bergamot orange (used in Earl Grey tea); or Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot). Monarda didyma Flower being visited by a hummingbird …   Wikipedia

  • bee balm — noun 1. perennial herb of North America • Syn: ↑beebalm, ↑Monarda fistulosa • Hypernyms: ↑monarda, ↑wild bergamot 2. perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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