spike lavender


: a European mint (Lavandula latifolia) related to true lavender

Word History


alteration of English dialect spick lavender

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spike lavender was in 1607

Dictionary Entries Near spike lavender

Cite this Entry

“Spike lavender.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spike%20lavender. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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