Lithospermum

noun

Lith·​o·​sper·​mum ˌlith-ə-ˈspər-məm How to pronounce Lithospermum (audio)
: a genus of herbs of the borage family (Boraginaceae) having polished white stony nutlets and including one (L. ruderale) used by some American Indians to make a tea held to prevent conception

Dictionary Entries Near Lithospermum

Cite this Entry

“Lithospermum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lithospermum. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Name That Thing

You know what it looks like… but what is it called?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ