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Vervain

vervain

(Science: botany) Any plant of the genus verbena.

(Science: botany) Vervain mallow, a species of mallow (Malva Alcea) with rose-coloured flowers.

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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