: 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

Word History


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

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“Borago.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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