viper's bugloss

noun

Definition of viper's bugloss

: a coarse Old World herb (Echium vulgare) of the borage family that is naturalized in North America and has showy blue tubular flowers with exserted stamens

called also blueweed

First Known Use of viper's bugloss

circa 1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of viper's bugloss was circa 1597

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“Viper's bugloss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viper%27s%20bugloss. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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