Definitions for vervainˈvɜr veɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•vainˈvɜr veɪn(n.)

  1. any verbena, esp. one with small flowers on spikes.

    Category: Plants

Origin of vervain:

1350–1400; ME vervaine < AF, MF verveine < L verbēna leafy twig, holy bough carried by priests

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


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