horse balm

noun

Definition of horse balm

1 : an erect smooth perennial strong-scented herb (Collinsonia canadensis) of eastern North America with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers

called also horseweed

2 : a plant of the genus Monarda

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“Horse balm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horse%20balm. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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