Definitions for vervainˈvɜr veɪn

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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


  1. vervain(Noun)

    A herbaceous plant, Verbena officinalis, common in Europe and formerly held to have medicinal properties.

  2. Origin: From verveine, from verbena.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vervain(noun)

    any plant of the genus Verbena

  2. Origin: [OE. verveine, F. verveine, fr. L. verbena, pl. verbenae sacred boughs of laurel, olive, or myrtle, a class of plants; cf. verbenaca vervain. Cf. Verbena.]


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