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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brooklime, European brooklime, Veronica beccabunganoun

    European plant having low-lying stems with blue flowers; sparsely naturalized in North America

  2. brooklime, American brooklime, Veronica americananoun

    plant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Brooklimenoun

    becabunga, Lat. A sort of water speedwell; very common in ditches.


  1. brooklime

    Veronica beccabunga, the European speedwell or brooklime, is a succulent herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the flowering plant family Plantaginaceae. It grows on the margins of brooks and ditches in Europe, North Africa, and north and western Asia. It can be found on other continents as an introduced species. It has smooth spreading succulent branches that are often reddish, blunt oblong finely serrate leaves in opposite pairs close to the stem, and small bright blue or pink flowers with four petals.The species name beccabunga comes from Danish bekkebunge (literally "brook bunch") or a similar source.


  1. brooklime

    Brooklime is a type of aquatic perennial plant that belongs to the family Plantaginaceae. Its scientific name is Veronica beccabunga. It features small bright blue flowers and fleshy leaves. Brooklime is typically found growing in streams, ditches, and other places with moist soil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brooklimenoun

    a plant (Veronica Beccabunga), with flowers, usually blue, in axillary racemes. The American species is V. Americana

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brooklime in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brooklime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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