mazus

noun ma·zus \ˈmāzəs\

Definition of mazus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of low prostrate or creeping perennial herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) that have blue or white flowers in terminal one-sided racemes and are native to Asia and Australasia but often cultivated as ground covers or rock garden subjects

  2. 2 plural mazus :  any plant of the genus Mazus

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Origin and Etymology of mazus

New Latin, from Greek mazos, mastos breast; from the ridges on the lower lip of the flower — more at meat


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