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noun hore·hound

Medical Definition of HOREHOUND

:  a European aromatic mint (Marrubium vulgare) that is naturalized in the United States, has pubescent leaves and small axillary flowers, has a very bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and anthelmintic—called also white horehound
:  an extract or confection made from horehound and used as a remedy for coughs and colds

Variants of HOREHOUND

hore·hound also hoar·hound \ˈhō(ə)r-ˌhand, ˈh(ə)r-\
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