Brooklime
Brooklime Brook"lime`, n. (Bot.) A plant ({Veronica Beccabunga}), with flowers, usually blue, in axillary racemes. The American species is {Veronica Americana}. [Formerly written {broklempe} or {broklympe}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Brooklime — Taxobox | name =Brooklime image caption = Veronica beccabunga regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Scrophulariales familia = Scrophulariaceae genus = Veronica species = V. beccabunga binomial = Veronica… …   Wikipedia

  • brooklime — upelinė veronika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Veronica beccabunga), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veronica beccabunga angl. brooklime; European… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • brooklime — /brook luym /, n. any of various speedwells found along brooks, in marshes, etc., as Veronica americana (American brooklime), a creeping plant having leafy stems and loose clusters of small blue flowers. [1400 50; late ME brokelemke, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • brooklime — noun a speedwell with smooth fleshy leaves and deep blue flowers, growing in wet areas. [Veronica beccabunga.] Origin ME broklemok, from brook1 + hleomoce, the name of the plant in OE …   English new terms dictionary

  • brooklime — brook·lime …   English syllables

  • brooklime — /ˈbrʊklaɪm/ (say brookluym) noun a kind of speedwell, Veronica beccabunga, common in wet places …   Australian English dictionary

  • brooklime — n. a kind of speedwell, Veronica beccabunga, growing in wet areas …   Useful english dictionary

  • European brooklime — upelinė veronika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Veronica beccabunga), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veronica beccabunga angl. brooklime; European… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • American brooklime. — See under brooklime. * * * …   Universalium

  • American brooklime — noun plant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers • Syn: ↑brooklime, ↑Veronica americana • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”