bugleweed

noun bu·gle·weed \ ˈbyü-gəl-ˌwēd \

Definition of bugleweed

1 : any of a genus (Lycopus) of mints; especially : a North American perennial (L. virginicus) that is mildly narcotic and astringent
2 : 1bugle

First Known Use of bugleweed

circa 1818

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in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bugleweed

noun bu·gle·weed \ ˈbyü-gəl-ˌwēd \

medical Definition of bugleweed

: any mint of the genus Lycopus; especially : a mildly narcotic and astringent herb (L. virginicus) of the eastern half of the United States

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