horehound definition

  • noun:
    • An aromatic Eurasian plant (Marrubium vulgare) inside mint family, having square stems, opposing leaves with white pubescence, and numerous white flowers in axillary cymes. The leaves give a bitter plant used in flavoring so that as a cough treatment.
    • A candy or planning flavored using this herb.
    • any one of comparable or related flowers, such as the black horehound.
    • A herb, Marrubium vulgare, of the mint household. Usually accustomed make a strong cough treatment.
    • A plant for the genus Marrubium (Marrubium vulgare), with a bitter taste, and is a weak tonic, made use of as children fix for colds, coughing, etc.
    • A lozenge or tablet, usually sweetened, containing plant of horehound, used as a fix for a cough or a sore throat.
    • See hoarhound.
    • any one of different fragrant herbs regarding the genus Marrubium
    • a candy that's flavored with an extract for the horehound plant

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