Definitions for black horehound
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word black horehound
black horehound, black archangel, fetid horehound, stinking horehound, Ballota nigra(noun)
ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers
The plant Ballota nigra possessing a disagreeable odor. Traditionally used as a medicinal herb as an antispasmodic, stimulant and vermifuge.
Ballota nigra is a perennial herb of the family Lamiaceae. It is native to the Mediterranean region and to central Asia, and it can be found throughout Europe. It is also naturalized in Argentina, New Zealand, and the Eastern United States. It blooms in the Northern Hemisphere from May to August.
Translations for black horehound
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for black horehound »
Find a translation for the black horehound definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these black horehound definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"black horehound." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 19 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/black horehound>.