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buckbean

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noun buck·bean \ˈbək-ˌbēn\

Definition of buckbean

  1. :  a perennial herbaceous plant (Menyanthes trifoliata of the family Menyanthaceae) growing in bogs and having racemes of white or pinkish flowers



1578

First Known Use of buckbean

1578


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