bogbean definition

  • noun:
    • buckbean
    • a perennial plant of Europe and America (Menyanthes trifoliata) having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely sour trifoliate leaves; usually rooting at liquid margin and dispersing across the surface; -- called also bog myrtle, water shamrock and marsh trefoil.
    • perennial plant of Europe and The united states having racemes of white or purplish blossoms and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at liquid margin and spreading throughout the surface

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