bugloss definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of frequently hairy Old World flowers, especially in the genera Anchusa, Brunnera, and Echium, having blue or violet blossoms.
    • Any of several plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae.
    • A plant associated with genus Anchusa, and especially the Anchusa officinalis, occasionally known as alkanet; oxtongue.
    • The popular title of the plant Anchusa officinalis.
    • extensive European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow blossoms; naturalized in US
    • perennial or biennial herb cultivated for the fragile often blue plants
    • Any of a number of typically hairy old-world plants, particularly in the genera Anchusa, Brunnera, and Echium, having blue or violet plants.
    • some of a number of plants when you look at the borage family, Boraginaceae.
    • A plant associated with genus Anchusa, and especially the Anchusa officinalis, occasionally called alkanet; oxtongue.
    • the most popular name associated with the plant Anchusa officinalis.
    • widespread European grass with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellowish plants; naturalized in united states of america
    • perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its fragile often blue flowers

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