Borago

noun
Bo·​ra·​go | \ bəˈrā(ˌ)gō, -rä- \

Definition of Borago

: a small genus of perennial herbs (family Boraginaceae) that are natives of the Mediterranean region and distinguished by a rotate corolla and large scar at the base of the nutlet

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History and Etymology for Borago

New Latin, from Medieval Latin borago, borrago borage, probably from (assumed) Vulgar Latin burrago

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“Borago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Borago. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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