lemon balm definition

  • noun:
    • See balm.
    • a perennial herb, Melissa officinalis, of south Europe; utilized as a flavouring in ice cream an such like
    • bushy perennial old-world mint having little white or yellow flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in north European countries and united states
    • lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches

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