Definitions for verbenavərˈbi nə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•be•navərˈbi nə(n.)(pl.)-nas.

  1. any plant of the genus Verbena, esp. any of several hybrid species cultivated for their showy flower clusters; vervain.

    Category: Plants

Origin of verbena:

1560–70; < ML verbēna, L: leafy twig; see vervain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. verbena, vervain(noun)

    any of numerous tropical or subtropical American plants of the genus Verbena grown for their showy spikes of variously colored flowers

Wiktionary

  1. verbena(Noun)

    A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbena(noun)

    a genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain

Freebase

  1. Verbena

    Verbena, is a genus in the family Verbenaceae. It contains about 250 species of annual and perennial herbaceous or semi-woody flowering plants. The majority of the species are native to the Americas and Europe.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Verbena

    A plant genus of the family VERBENACEAE. Members contain verbenachalcone (dimeric dihydrochalcone), iridoids, and phenylethanoids.

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