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perilla

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noun pe·ril·la \pə-ˈri-lə\

Definition of perilla

  1. :  any of a genus (Perilla) of Asian mints that have a bilabiate fruiting calyx and rugose nutlets



Origin and Etymology of perilla

New Latin


First Known Use: 1900


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