garden heliotrope

noun

Definition of garden heliotrope

: a tall rhizomatous Old World valerian (Valeriana officinalis) widely cultivated for its fragrant tiny flowers and for its roots which yield the drug valerian

First Known Use of garden heliotrope

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of garden heliotrope was circa 1902

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“Garden heliotrope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garden%20heliotrope. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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garden heliotrope

noun
garden he·​lio·​trope | \ -ˈhē-lē-ə-ˌtrōp, British usually -ˈhel-yə- \

Medical Definition of garden heliotrope

: a tall Old World valerian (Valeriana officinalis) widely cultivated for its fragrant tiny flowers and for its rhizome and roots which yield the drug valerian

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