lemon verbena


: a small shrub (Aloysia triphylla) of Chile and Argentina that has narrow lemon-scented leaves

Examples of lemon verbena in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lemon verbena was in 1869

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“Lemon verbena.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20verbena. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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