any of numerous tropical or subtropical American plants of the genus Verbena grown for their showy spikes of variously colored flowers
A herbaceous plant, Verbena officinalis, common in Europe and formerly held to have medicinal properties.
Origin: From verveine, from verbena.
any plant of the genus Verbena
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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ver′vān, n. a plant of the genus Verbena—credited with efficacy in love-philtres, good against witches, &c. [O. Fr. verveine—L. verbēna.]
The numerical value of vervain in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of vervain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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