germander

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noun ger·man·der \(ˌ)jər-ˈman-dər\

Definition of germander

  1. :  any of a genus (Teucrium) of plants of the mint family with flowers having four projecting stamens, a short corolla tube, and a prominent lower lip

Origin and Etymology of germander

Middle English, ultimately from Greek chamaidrys, from chamai on the ground + drys tree — more at 1humble, 1tree


First Known Use: 15th century


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