camomile

noun cam·o·mile

variant spelling of

  1. 1 :  a perennial composite (see 1composite 1b) herb (Chamaemelum nobile synonym Anthemis nobilis) of Europe and North Africa with aromatic (see 1aromatic 1) foliage and flower heads

  2. 2 :  any of several composite plants (genera Matricaria and Anthemis) related to chamomile; especially :  an annual Eurasian herb (M. recutita synonym M. chamomilla) naturalized (see naturalize 4) in North America

  3. 3 :  the dried flower heads of chamomile that are often used in making tea and that yield an essential oil possessing medicinal properties


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camomile

cam·o·mile

Medical Definition of camomile

variant of chamomile

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