Teucrium

noun
Teu·cri·um | \ ˈt(y)ükrēəm \

Definition of Teucrium 

: a large widely distributed genus of herbs (family Labiatae) having flowers with four exserted stamens, a short corolla tube, and a prominent lower lip — see germander sense 1

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History and Etymology for Teucrium

New Latin, from Greek teukrion germander, perhaps from Teukros Teucer, first king of Troy

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