lemon verbena definition

  • noun:
    • An aromatic shrub (Aloysia triphylla) indigenous to Argentina and Chile, cultivated because of its fragrant vegetation and plants.
    • A deciduous perennial shrub indigenous to south usa, occasionally used to flavor meals.
    • a shrubby verbenaceous plant (Lippia citriodora), with slim leaves which exhale a pleasant, lemonlike scent when broken.
    • A garden-shrub. Lippia (Aloysia) citriodora, associated with the verbena. Its leaves have a lemon scent.

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