American pennyroyal


Definition of American pennyroyal

: pennyroyal sense 2a Great as natural mosquito repellent, American pennyroyal is a good choice to plant around the perimeter of patios and near pools, he said. — Patty Everett, Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey), 16 Nov. 2000

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First Known Use of American pennyroyal

1812, in the meaning defined above

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“American pennyroyal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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