noun Teu·cri·um \ˈt(y)ükrēəm\

Definition of Teucrium

  1. :  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 1

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Origin and Etymology of teucrium

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

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