lemon balm

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of lemon balm

: a bushy perennial European mint (Melissa officinalis) often cultivated for its lemon-scented leaves; also : its leaves

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1864

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lemon balm

noun

medical Definition of lemon balm

: a bushy perennial Old World mint of the genus Melissa (M. officinalis) often cultivated for its fragrant lemon-flavored leaves and tops that have been used to make a diaphoretic tea

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