: 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

Word History


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

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“Lamium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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