Definition of mazus
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 plural mazus : any plant of the genus Mazus
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up mazus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).