Lamium

noun La·mi·um \ˈlāmēəm\

Definition of Lamium

  1. :  a genus of Old World herbs (family Labiatae) having cordate dentate leaves and showy galeate flowers with basal style and 3-sided nutlets — see dead nettle henbit

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Origin and Etymology of lamium

New Latin, from Latin, dead nettle, from (assumed) Greek lamion, diminutive of lamia monster


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